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Mudslide on Springwater

Subscriber Post by djstabe on January 18th, 2017 at 11:42 am

A mudslide is blocking the Springwater Corridor just south of the Ross Island Bridge, Wednesday morning. Of course, no one had plowed the corridor.

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    Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) January 18, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Thanks for sharing this djstabe. I’ve forwarded it to Portland Parks and Rec. Hopefully they get it cleaned up ASAP. keep us posted.

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      Moleskin January 18, 2017 at 11:55 am

      Parks were there when I passed through cutting out a downed tree, so they’ve certainly seen the mud!

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      djstabe January 18, 2017 at 11:59 am

      I forwarded, too. Thanks.

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    Moleskin January 18, 2017 at 11:53 am

    In the interests of science, I rode the Springwater this morning. Studded tires were a massive help in keeping upright but it was slow and wobbly going through the slush. The mud slide is next to one of the flat grassy areas toward the northern end of the path so can can easily be gone around in a few seconds – the slush is much more of a reason to avoid the path today, very tough going!

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    Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) January 18, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Parks says it’s on ODOT property and both agencies are aware of the case. Thanks again for reporting.

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    Brent January 19, 2017 at 9:20 am

    I rode past the mudslide today. It’s taped off and easy to get around, but not cleaned up yet.

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    Deb Hanson January 19, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Has anyone ridden the Springwater all the way out to Boring this week. Is it as slushy as it is here on the north end?

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