Highway 2 closure near Leavenworth extended

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) - A week-long closure of a 15-mile section of Highway 2 through Tumwater Canyon near Leavenworth has been extended.

The Transportation Department had planned to reopen the highway Friday but now says it will be noon Saturday.

The Wenatchee World reports crews need more time to complete the work replacing the Drury Canyon Creek Bridge.