[UPDATE 7:53 p.m.] Road Conditions on Friday

Road issues feature

Roads across the Emerald Counties are starting to show the effects of the last few days of rain.

With rain coming down steadily and more predicted, here’s what we know about our roads and travel conditions.

We’ll update as more information comes in blue.

Major Highways:

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

  • HWY 1: Closed in both direction just west of Leggett. (See here for more info.)
  • Hwy 3: Clear
  • Hwy 36: Clear
  • Hwy 96: According to Caltrans, “SR 96 is reduced to one lane with traffic control at Cade Mountain (Siskiyou CO) due to a slip-out. Motorists should expect delay. Conditions subject to change.”
  • Hwy 101: Clear
  • Hwy 199: Clear
  • Hwy 254 (Avenue of the Giants): Clear
  • HWY 299: Mostly clear. However, the large slide at Big French Creek is still blocking east/west travel. (See here for more information.)

Humboldt County Roads:

Here’s what we know. As we learn details, we will add the information below.

  • Alderpoint Road one lane at 1.5mm and one lane controlled traffic at 34.79mm
  • Benbow Drive Closed
  • Briceland Thorne Road at Huckleberry Hill 1 lane controlled traffic
  • Coffee Creek Road closed
  • Eel River Drive closed at 1.0mm
  • Hidden Court closed
  • Kings Peak road closed at mile marker 7
  • Landergen Road closed
  • Mosswood Lane closed
  • Port Kenyon closed
  • Salmon Creek Road closed at 0.56mm detour 101 or Maple Hill
  • Shively Road 1 lane controlled traffic at 3.56mm and 7.00mm
  • Wilder Ridge Road closed at Landergen Road indefinitely no alternate route. (See here for more details.)
    Wilder Ridge Slide

    Slide closes Wilder Ridge Road and Landergen Road. [Photo by a reader]





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