U.S. 12 near White Pass reopens to traffic after rockslide forced closure

WHITE PASS, Wash. -- A rockslide forced the closure of US 12 Monday morning near the White Pass summit. But at about 5:30 p.m., the Washington State Department of Transportation said the highway had been reopened.

According to WSDOT, traffic was blocked from milepost 151 near the summit to milepost 183 near Oak Creek feeding station.

Photos from the scene showed a truck turned upside down with damage. There was no immediate word on any injuries.

Engineers were called to the scene to assess the hillside.