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Semi crash closes N.W. Cornelius Pass Road

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - N.W. Cornelius Pass Road is expected to remain closed until after the afternoon commute Thursday, said a spokesman for the Multnomah County Communications Office. N.W. Cornelius Pass Road is closed as of 2:45 p.m. Thursday following a crash involving a semi truck that turned over and spilled a load of lumber. The road is closed to through traffic between Highway 30 and N.W. Skyline Boulevard.

Cornelius Pass Road is expected to remain closed until after Thursday's afternoon commute while the spilled material and two other vehicles involved in the crash are removed from the roadway. Highway 26 or N.W. Cornell Road are recommended for commuters in need of an alternate route. Highway 217 is the recommended alternate route for trucks carrying hazardous loads.