Roads Conditions for Thursday

Sunshine is pouring down on the Emerald Counties today, rivers are receding but the roads are still a bit ugly.

Here’s what we know.

Major Highways:

(Most information below from Caltrans’ Quick Map. If you are heading to Oregon, check their similar site.)

Slide coming in on Hwy 1

Slide coming in on Hwy 1. [Photo from Caltrans District 1 (See more here.)]

  • HWY 1: Closed west of Leggett with no estimated time of reopening.
  • Hwy 3: Open
  • Hwy 36: Open
  • Hwy 96: According to Caltrans, “96 is open to one way traffic 13 miles west of Happy Camp, Siskyou County – due to a slide – motorists should expect delay”
  • Hwy 101: Open
  • Hwy 199: Open
  • Hwy 211: Open
  • Hwy 254 (Avenue of the Giants): Closed from Myres Rd to Burlington State Park to open at 4:30pm Jan 13, 201
  • HWY 299:The large slide at Big French Creek is still blocking east/west travel.

Humboldt County Roads: (Plus some from Mendocino)

As we learn details, we will add the information below.

  • Bald Hills – open carry chains
  • Benbow Drive-Closed at mile marker 3.4  near Fish Canyon Road
  • Camp Weott -closed
  • Cannibal Road – Flooded
  • Dillon Rd – closed between Riverside and Goble Lane, flooded
  • Goble Lane – closed from Fulmore to Hwy 211
  • Kings Peak Road-closed north of Horse Mountain Campground and south of the the King Peak Rd and King Range Rd junction due to a failing culvert.(Per BLM Ranger)
    Kings Peak Road culvert slipout

    Kings Peak Road culvert slip out. [Photo from BLM Ranger]

  • Kings Range Road: Passable but or small landslide north of the King Peak Rd and King Range Rd junction.
  • Maple Creek Road at slide- 1 lane traffic open
  • Meridian  Road – closed
  • Old Briceland Road–Closed at mile marker 2.3 (But they are working on it and it will likely open this evening, according to Denton Carrick.)
    • Old Briceland Road slipping out

      Slip out on Old Briceland.[Photo by Kai Ostrow]

  • Port Kenyon – closed, flooded


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