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Wa State DOT 

Before you take US 2 this weekend …

US 2 Tumwater Canyon closure extended 24 hours


LEAVENWORTH – Unstable soil and other construction challenges have pushed the week-long closure of Tumwater Canyon, west of Leavenworth to a week and a day. Instead of Fri. at noon, US 2 will reopen at noon on Sat., Sept. 14.

15 miles of US 2 between Leavenworth and State Route 207 at Coles Corner was closed to replace the Drury Canyon Creek Bridge in Tumwater Canyon. The closure started at 8 p.m. Sept.8.

For passenger vehicles there is a signed detour around the Canyon through the Chumstick Valley using SR 207 and county roads adding about 15 minutes to the trip. That route isn’t...

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