[UPDATE 1:35 p.m.] 101 Closed North of Laytonville


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Traffic backed up[Photo by Jennifer Chancellor]

Caltrans Reports, “U.S. Highway 101 is currently closed approximately 6 miles north of Laytonville in Mendocino County; a small slide and a fallen tree are blocking all lanes. Crews are working to open the highway as quickly as possible.”

UPDATE 11:54 a.m.: Traffic is moving. “There is a tree and a huge Boulder in the road,” reports Jennifer Chancellor. “It is actually covering both lanes and we had to drive around on the shoulder…Traffic is backed up crazy in both directions.”

UPDATE 12:24 p.m.: Two different readers are estimating wait times of 15 to 20 minutes.

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: According to the CHP site, this will be one way traffic control until at least 3 p.m.



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