‘Minor mudslide’ causes traffic delays near Walla Walla

Wsp Mudslide
Washington State Patrol

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says traffic was blocked on State Route 12 in both directions due to a minor mudslide early Monday morning near Walla Walla.

Trooper Thorson told KAPP-KVEW that Washington State Patrol received reports of mud in the roadway around 6:30 a.m. Monday at milepost 345 on State Route 12.

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Trooper Thorson says traffic was stopped in both directions around 7:30 a.m.

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The Washington Department of Transportation responded to the scene to clear the roadway.

Trooper Thorson says traffic was blocked for approximately 30 minutes.