2023 History

2023-01-08 Brewster Wa. Ammonia Leak
last updated 01-08-2023

As of 10 PM January 8, 2023 the shelter in place for Brewster, WA has been lifted.  

The ammonia leak has been contained and the ammonia has dissipated.

State Route 97 has re-opened
updated 01-08-2023
A Shelter in place has been issued for those persons in the area of Brewster, Washington for an ammonia leak.  

Close ALL doors, windows, and vents, DO NOT go outside and DO NOT travel.

You will be notified once it is cleared.
2023-01-10 - Peter Dan Road Closure
updated as of 01/10/2023  1:57 PM

Peter Dan Road is now OPEN.

Some light mud and water on the roadway.

updated as of 01/10/2023 
10:41 AM

Public Works is on scene and is working to clear the roadway and hopes to have it cleared by early evening.

There will be some delays over the next few days due to equipment working in the area.  

A notification will be sent out when the road is open.

Road Closures
Peter Dan Rd.


Peter Dan Road is blocked by mud and rocks a 1/2 mile off of State Route 155.

Use Buffalo Lake Road as a detour.

  Peter Dan Rd 10  Peter Dan Rd 11

  Peter Dan Rd 14 - Copy  Peter Dan Rd 13 - Copy  

  Peter Dan Rd 3  Peter Dan Rd 6
 01/10/2023 Photos taken by Okanogan County Emergency Management
2023-01-18 SR 155 Desautel Pass Closure
last updated 01/18/2023  7:43 PM

As of 7:30 PM Wednesday, January 18, 2023 State Route 155 is back OPEN.

As of 4:45 PM State Route 155 at Mile Post 59 is still blocked.  

Use Columbia River Road or State Route 17 as a detour.

01/18/2023  2:55 PM
State Route 155 Desautel Pass is blocked at MP 59 due to a Semi across both lanes.

Use Columbia River Road or State Route 17 as a detour if traveling between Omak and Grand Coulee.

Estimated time of opening is approximately 2 hours (5:00 PM).