Landslide Buckles Arizona Highway, Closing 20 Miles of U.S. 89 and Cutting off Parts of Navajo Nation Navajo Nation Communities Cut off by U.S. 89 Highway Collapse – ICTMN.com

Landslide Buckles Arizona Highway, Closing 20 Miles of U.S. 89 and Cutting off Parts of Navajo Nation Navajo Nation Communities Cut off by U.S. 89 Highway Collapse – ICTMN.com

A landslide caused a 150-foot section of U.S. 89 in Arizona to buckle, indefinitely closing a 20-mile stretch of a major route serving the Navajo Nation.

The road collapse occurred in the early-morning hours of February 20, about 25 miles south of Page, Arizona, the state Department of Transportation said. The landslide “ripped through a section of US 89 along a mountain slope about 25 miles south of Page, buckling more than 150 feet of the roadway and tearing the pavement up in six-foot-high sections,” the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) said in a statement o

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