Mud forcing State Route 160 closure in Pahrump - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Mud forcing State Route 160 closure in Pahrump

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PAHRUMP, NV (FOX5) -

As much as three feet of mud forced the closure of State Route 160 in Pahrump, Nevada Highway Patrol reported Friday.

According to troopers, all lanes were shut down some time in the evening on the highway at Tecopa Road.

Trooper Jeremie Elliott with NHP said a few vehicles were stuck in the mud, and they required help being freed. Nevada Department of Transportation was called to help clear the area.

Authorities suggested State Route 159 as an alternate road around the closure.

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