Small landslide shuts down stretch of Cornell Road - KPTV - FOX 12

Small landslide shuts down stretch of Cornell Road

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Part of Cornell Road is closed due to a landslide.

The small landslide happened around noon Thursday. Traffic is being detoured to Northwest Thompson Road and Northwest 53rd Drive.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation said the road is expected to reopen Friday.

Crews are working to clear the road and also deal with the trees caught in power lines. Crews do not work on landslides at night due to safety risks.

To report landslides, downed trees or flooding, call the transportation bureau's dispatch line at 503-823-1700.

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