Update on Highway 106 Slide – CLEARED

Here is the latest information on the landslide that is blocking Highway 106 west of Union near Webb Hill Road:

Slide has been cleared and highway reopened.

Trooper on scene says large trees and roots exposed at top of hillside.

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State Patrol says a large “chunk” of the hillside came down and the DOT will be assessing the hillside’s stability.

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106 slide WSP pic

Slide also caused a power outage. Mason County PUD 1 says most customers should be back on by 11:30 AM except for those from Webb Hill Road to Union.