Road Updates for Tuesday

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Hookton Road yesterday. [Photo from Caltrans.]

Here’s a quick review of how the roads are doing after two days of rain. Some areas had over six inches of rain in a 48 hour period ( Find out how much fell in your area here.)

First, before traveling any state road (101, 299, 255, 254, 96, 36, etc.,) look at this map here. Make sure to check the yellow triangle in the upper left corner. Then click on any yellow or red triangle in your travel route to learn about any issues. (See graphic below.)

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Now let’s talk specific roads (as of 7:40 a.m.)

Humboldt:

Hwy 96 has rocks in the road and is “barely passable.”

Hwy 299 has a large boulder in its eastbound lane.  As of 8 a.m., a spokesperson tells us, “We’ve got one-way-traffic control on Route 299 at Humboldt postmile 36.3.”

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Boulder on Hwy 299. [Caltrans photo.]


County Road Information as of Monday Dec 21,2015:

Blue Slide north of Rio Dell closed due to large rocks. (As of 7 a.m. this morning.)

Old Arcata Road flooded from Jacoby Creek to Bayside.

Stagecoach closed indefinitely from city limits to the south and m.p. 2.2 on the north side due to damaged culvert.

Meridian between Port Kenyon and Centerville is closed – flooding

Hookton Road and Eel River Drive is now closed – flooding

Glendale closed at m.p. 2.2 – flooding

Mendocino:

Route 1 at the Garcia River closed due to flooding. There is no estimated time of reopening.

Route 128 at the Navarro River closed due to flooding. There is no estimated time of reopening.

Route 175 at the Russian River closed due to flooding. There is no estimated time of reopening.

County Road Information as of 840pm, Monday Dec 21,2015:

BOONVILLE AREA
Flynn Creek Rd is OPEN
Peachland @ Hwy 128 ~ Flooding

FT BRAGG AREA
Albion Little River Rd ~ Minor Flooding
Little River Airport ~ Minor Flooding

LAYTONVILLE AREA
Branscomb @ approximately mp12.00 ~ Minor Flooding

PT ARENA AREA
Old Stage Rd ~ Minor Flooding

UKIAH/POTTER VALLEY AREA
East & West Rds in Potter Valley ~ Minor Flooding
Babcock Lane ~ Minor Flooding
Pine Ridge Rd ~ Slide

WILLITS AREA
Bray @ Hearst Willits ~ Minor Flooding
Ft Bragg-Sherwood Rd @ Rancheria ~ Minor Flooding
Center Valley Rd ~ Minor Flooding

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