Ramp from zoo to Hwy 26 back open after landslide

It may be closed through Friday

A landslide blocked traffic on Hwy 26 at the Oregon Zoo on March 9, 2017. (ODOT)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The eastbound ramp to US 26 from the Oregon Zoo has re-opened after a landslide.

A landslide blocked traffic on Hwy 26 at the Oregon Zoo on March 9, 2017. (ODOT)
A landslide blocked traffic on Hwy 26 at the Oregon Zoo on March 9, 2017. (ODOT)

The Oregon Department of Transportation closed the road just after noon on Thursday, March 9.

ODOT spokesperson Kimberly Dinwiddie said crews removed about 550 yards of dirt and trees following yesterdays landslide.