State Route 96 Closed
UPDATE: 8:10 A.M.: Caltrans is now reporting the 96 slide and some earlier traffic control conditions: (Thanks Beel for alerting me to the update in the comments below.)
1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC 3.5 MI EAST OF WILLOW CREEK (HUMBOLDT CO) – DUE TO
A SLIDE – MOTORISTS ARE SUBJECT TO DELAYS OF UP TO 10 MINUTES
1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC 7.5 MI EAST OF WILLOW CREEK (HUMBOLDT CO)
– DUE TO A SLIDE
1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC 7.5 MI WEST OF ORLEANS (HUMBOLDT CO) FROM
0700 HRS TO 1700 HRS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY THRU 4/27/12 – DUE TO CONSTRUCTION
– MOTORISTS ARE SUBJECT TO DELAYS OF UP TO 10 MINUTES
UPDATE 6:58 A.M.: As of now, Hwy 99 96is open to one way controlled traffic.
UPDATE 6:19 A.M:As of now, Hwy 99 96 is still closed.
UPDATE 9:15 P.M. on Wednesday the 14th: 96 will be closed throughout the night. The CHP have also updated the gps co-ordinates to south of Hoopa and I’ve updated the map to reflect this.
The CHP site is reporting that State Route 96 is closed due to a mud and rock slide northeast of Orleans. At this point they are requesting tribal police to stop traffic at Tish Tang Rd.