Avalanche technicians working for the Washington State Department of Transportation found this slide on a closed section of North Cascades Highway on March 16. To avoid similar surprises, the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation intentionally triggered a huge avalanche above the Trans-Canada Highway last week.
Avalanche technicians working for the Washington State Department of Transportation found this slide on a closed section of North Cascades Highway on March 16. To avoid similar surprises, the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation intentionally triggered a huge avalanche above the Trans-Canada Highway last week. WSDOT Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Avalanche technicians working for the Washington State Department of Transportation found this slide on a closed section of North Cascades Highway on March 16. To avoid similar surprises, the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation intentionally triggered a huge avalanche above the Trans-Canada Highway last week. WSDOT Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

The Trans-Canada Highway was buried by a massive avalanche. Watch the controlled slide

February 12, 2018 11:46 AM