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North Cascades Highway closed by slides

North Cascades Highway closed by slides

The Department of Transportation has closed a stretch of the North Cascades Highway because of mud and rock slides caused by recent heavy rain.

State Route 20 is closed from 10 miles west of Rainy Pass to a point 9 miles east of Washington Pass.

Crews are waiting for the rain to end before the begin to clear the slides, and the highway will be closed until sometime next week.