Road closed in Skagit County for large rock slide

A large boulder has blocked the Cascade River Road in Skagit County, after a rock slide that blocked both lanes of the roadway.

The road is closed near milepost 6.5 as crews work to assess the situation.

According to Skagit County officials, crews are concerned of the possibility of further sliding.

The road will be closed to all vehicles, including emergency vehicles, until the large rock is removed.

There will be no detour available, as the connecting road network comprises of Forest Service logging roads.