It’s been seven months since Timber Road closed between downtown Timber and Highway 6. Washington County is eyeing a number of options for a fix and may seek funding from FEMA to repair Timber Road.
Publishing a photo of heavy equipment atop the cracked roadway near the S-curves on Timber Road, the county reiterated that the evaluation is expected to be finished in September. The main connection between Gales Creek and Timber remains blocked.
Timber Road, closed since March 6 thanks to a portion of the road between Glenwood and Timber crumbling due to a slow-moving landslide, may not see construction begin on a fix for two more years.
Timber Road is closed between Strassel and Cochran Roads and will remain so “indefinitely,” the county said Monday.
The fourth landslide in less than a year has once again closed Timber Road.
A landslide has blocked one lane of Timber Road north of Strassel Road, Washington County said in a social media post.
Photo: Claudia Ramirez Alvarado, used with permission 11:15 p.m. update: Accord to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the search has paused for the evening, but will resume Monday morning. While we have several witnesses who saw what was believed to be a plane spiraling, we do not have any reports[Read More…]