Update: River Road in Gilpin Township remains closed after landslide

Gilpin Township, Pa. – (UPDATE @ 1:41 pm) Shop owner Neill Andritz of the Rivers Edge Canoe & Kayak said early this morning PennDot has been on scene clearing the slide debris after a major landslide occurred on the Lovers Leap Road up above and slid down across Route 66. Andritz said a major operation is going on in getting the roadway re-opened as soon as possible.

As of 1:48 pm, larger equipment has been brought to the scene and the roadway is still closed to thru traffic. Crews are hoping to get at least one lane open for emergency traffic only by the middle of the day.

Original Story: River Road in Gilpin Township is closed due to a landslide near the Rivers Edge Canoe and Kayak according to shop owner Neill Andritz.

The incident occurred just after 10:00 pm.

AKVNEWS.COM will continue to update this story as more details are released.