- Associated Press - Friday, April 7, 2017

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada highway connecting Lake Tahoe to the Carson Valley south of Carson City has been closed indefinitely due to rockslides with boulders as big as 4-feet tall.

State transportation workers closed the Kingsbury Grade, State Route 207, early Friday afternoon after the slide sent rocks, mud and loose trees onto the mountain highway west of Genoa.

Nevada Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meg Ragonese says crews clearing the road determined the slope along the road slid approximately a foot the past 24 hours, posing an ongoing threat to motorists. She says the road will remain closed until the “imminent rock-fall danger” can be addressed.

The highway remains open on the Tahoe side of the mountain, from Stateline to the summit of Kingsbury Grade.


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