Home Idyllwild News Rock slide closes Hwy. 243 Idyllwild News Rock slide closes Hwy. 243 By Halie Wilson - February 2, 2017 586 0 Facebook Twitter Google+ Highway 74 was closed temporarily due to a rock slide last week. Photo courtesy Terri Kasinga, Caltrans Splitting the boulder on Highway 243. Photo courtesy Terri Kasinga, Caltrans Last week’s snow and rain caused several rock slides throughout Southern California. Here, a boulder blocking Highway 243 in the Poppet Flat area, south of Banning, is split and removed.Photo courtesy Terri Kasinga, Caltrans LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.