Highway 27 open again from Tekoa to Fairfield after extensive closure

Highway 27 open again from Tekoa to Fairfield after extensive closure

Update 7:05 p.m.: This route is now open again.

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State Route 27 is closed between Fairfield and Tekoa because large drifts and blowing snow have made the road impassable.

Crews have been working tirelessly to clear SR 27 near Tekoa. They even brought out the giant blower to help in the process. Please be patient they are dealing with deep snow drifts and more snow now falling.

Thanks to our crews for their hard work! pic.twitter.com/MI7FNfQDpI

— WSDOT East (@WSDOT_East) February 10, 2019

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says it has also received reports of significant blowing and drifting snow in the outlying areas of south Spokane County. Drivers should avoid travel in these areas.

For a full list of roads affected by the winter weather, click here .

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