Washout causes road block on SR 20 west of Okanogan

A washout west of Okanogan reduced State Route 20 to one lane early Wednesday morning.

Washout causes road block on SR 20 west of Okanogan

Okanogan County Emergency Management said the washout is about 10 miles west of Okanogan; just west of Rock Creek. Drivers should expect delays through the area.

Motorists traveling east or west on SR 20 between Twisp and Okanogan will encounter short delays, a lane closure, and alternating flagger controlled traffic due to a mudslide at milepost 222.4, approximately 7 miles east of the Loup Loup Pass summit. WSDOT has crews on the scene.

— WSDOT East (@WSDOT_East) May 1, 2019

Washington State Department of Transportation crews responded to the scene and began assessing the situation before 8:00 a.m.

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