[UPDATE 3:52 p.m.] 101 Closed between Hwy 1 and Peg House in Northern Mendocino
CHP dispatch says only northbound is closed by a reader is telling us that traffic is stopped in both directions.
UPDATE 2:30 p.m.: According to Alysha Valier, southbound traffic began moving a few minutes ago. She said, “Looks like they let about 15 cars go north in the beginning then stopped both ways for a bit,” Then she said that southbound traffic began going. This sounds like the pattern for one-way controlled traffic but we caution that this has not yet been confirmed.
UPDATE 2:47 p.m.: An occupant of the Jeep was taken to Jerold Phelps Hospital.
UPDATE 2:57 p.m.: According to the California Highway Patrol Incident page, The northbound lanes are open. One of the southbound lanes is open.
UPDATE 3:17 p.m.: Power has been restored to all but 16 customers, according to PG&E.
UPDATE 3:52 p.m.: Traffic is moving fairly smoothly through the site. Here’s a photo by Alysha Valier of the downed pole and traffic puttering past it.