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Road crews work to clear West Valley Highway

Officials said the mudslide near the intersection of West Valley Highway South and Ellingson Road would close traffic in both directions for an undetermined amount of time. - Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter
Officials said the mudslide near the intersection of West Valley Highway South and Ellingson Road would close traffic in both directions for an undetermined amount of time.
— image credit: Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter

King County road crews are continuing efforts today to clear a mudslide that blocks a portion of West Valley Highway.

Crews have temporarily closed 58th Place South, also known as Algona Hill Road, due to the mudslide that was caused by heavy rain Monday.

Detours are posted for drivers until further notice.

For updates, visit gismaps.kingcounty.gov/roadalert/.

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