Rising waters close portions of Eastern Wash. highways

Rising waters close portions of Eastern Wash. highways

Rising waters close portions of Eastern Wash. highways

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on February 12, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 12 at 7:58 PM

SPOKANE, Wash.--Multiple roads were closed in the Inland Northwest on Wednesday due to water over the roadway.

The Department of Transportation closed State Route 231 from Sprague to Reardan. No alternate routes were available. 

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State Route 23 was closed between Sprague and St. John. The Highway is open between Sprague and Harrington but had flooding in many areas. Washington State Patrol said the road could close at any time.

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Water undercut part of the roadway on State Route 27 near Oakesdale and part of the northbound lane washed away. The road remained open.
State Route 25 north from Davenport had only one lane but was open.

Other locations in Spokane, Lincoln, Adams and Whitman counties that had reports of water over the roadway included:

SR27 MP 58  Thee miles North of Latah, Spokane County

SR231 MP 36-42  Four miles North of Reardan, Lincoln County

SR272 MP 0-1  In Colfax, Whitman County

SR21 MP 44-46  Nine miles South of Odessa, Adams County

SR2 MP 275  Two miles West of Airway Heights, Spokane County

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