|Slide cuts off route 47 to Columbia County towns|
|Published on Thursday January 13, 2011 - 8:38 AM|
Just south of the Washington Stae border, crews closed both lanes as cleanup began and no date was given for reopening the highway.
Heavy rain and snow has fallen in the area in the last few days.
Cut off where links to Mist, Clatskanie, Birkenfeld, Pittsburg and Vernonia.
Mist Elementary school was closed yesterday because of the slide. A few students were unable to get to school in Vernonia.
ODOT has issued a warning that drivers should expect long delays.