Updated 2:00 p.m.: The Idaho Transportation Department has opened one lane of SH97 and is alternating traffic through. The current estimated time for clearing both lanes is about three hours.
Updated 10:48 a.m.: Information from the Idaho Transportation Department is the road will be closed between 4-6 hours. This time frame is dependent on the stability of the mountain side after the clean up is completed.
The Idaho State Police are on scene of a mud/rock slide on SH97 near milepost 92, at Beauty Bay. The roadway is completely blocked at this time, and will be closed for an undetermined period of time, due to the significance of the slide.