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Rock slide closes Oregon highway

Rock slide closes Oregon highway
Massive boulders cover Oregon Highway 138 after a Nov. 12 rock slide. (Courtesy: Oregon Department of Transportation)
Rock slide
A massive boulder sits in the middle of Oregon Highway 138 after a Nov. 12 rock slide event. Tap photo for larger image. (Courtesy: Oregon Department of Transportation)

ELKTON, Ore. — A massive rock slide on Nov. 12 closed Highway 138 from Elkton, Oregon, to the Sutherlin Highway.

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ORDOT), the slide happened 10 miles south of Elkton and contains approximately 7,000 cubic yards of rock and debris. Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

ORDOT expects the road to reopen at the end of this week.

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