[UPDATE: Open!] 101 Blocked by Downed Tree on Fire

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Tree across 101 south of Trees of Mystery [Photo from Caltrans Facebook page]


According to Caltrans,

U.S. Highway 101 is closed approximately 10 miles north of the Del Norte County line (near Trees of Mystery) due to a downed tree that has fallen into power lines. Caltrans and fire personnel are on scene, and PG&E is en route. No ETO at this time.

The California Highway Patrol Incident page indicates that traffic may be backing up.

UPDATE 4:44 p.m.: Caltrans posted, “Normal two-way traffic has been restored!”

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