Major Landslide Closes Nevada Highway

A highway in Lyon County, Nevada, remained closed after a major landslide covered roughly 400 feet of roadway following heavy rain in the area, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) said on Sunday, January 15.

This drone footage from NDOT Reno shows rocks and debris blocking SR-208 near Wilson Canyon.

The landslide occurred on January 10, according to NDOT.

With winter storms persisting in the area, NDOT has advised motorists to avoid unnecessary travel. Credit: Nevada DOT Reno via Storyful

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