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Highway through Tumwater Canyon closed until noon Friday

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LEAVENWORTH — Honk your alpenhorn if you love detours.

Highway 2 through Tumwater Canyon will close for nearly six days beginning Sunday night, forcing traffic to detour from this Bavarian town along the Chumstick Highway to Cole’s Corner.

The closure will allow state Department of Transportation crews to replace the Drury Canyon Creek Bridge, about 7 miles west of Leavenworth in Tumwater Canyon.

The road will be closed from 8 p.m. Sunday until noon Friday. A signed detour from Highway…

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