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ODOT Clearing Columbia River Highway Slide

AP | June 17, 2014 6:57 a.m.

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The Oregon Department of Transportation brought in a special piece of equipment — a reach excavator — to bring down rocks overhanging the Historic Columbia River Highway at the site of slide that has closed the highway since June 5 at Troutdale.

Crews have been removing boulders and debris to clear the highway.

KGW reports ODOT expects to reopen the highway on Wednesday.

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Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.kgw.com/

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