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Updated: U.S. Highway 12 Near White Pass to Open One Lane

Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013 1:51 pm | Updated: 4:11 pm, Thu Oct 3, 2013.

State transportation officials will reopen one lane of U.S. Highway 12 near the White Pass summit Friday afternoon following a closure initiated Tuesday after a washout along a steep embankment adjacent to the roadway.

An automated signal will direct alternating traffic through a quarter-mile area near the washout, just east of White Pass, when the highway reopens, according to WSDOT. Commercial vehicles will not be allowed through when the single-lane opens.

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