The people of Darrington, Wash., who have endured epic commutes since a March 22 mudslide wiped out parts of a highway that connects them to the rest of the state, will have to wait months for relief.... more 
The people of Darrington, Wash., who have endured epic commutes since a March 22 mudslide wiped out parts of a highway that connects them to the rest of the state, will have to wait months for relief. The Washington Department of Transportation reportedly said, the highway, SR 530, remains buried under 100,000 cubic yards of debris, which could take up to three months to remove. The road probably won't reopen to traffic until fall. Even so, the town considers itself relatively lucky, since it did not suffer the deaths and physical damage that struck nearby Oso, about 15 miles away, where dozens of people died in a sudden wave of mud. less 
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Tue, Apr 15, 2014 12:51 PM EDT