[Reopened] 101 Closed North of Trinidad Due to Down Tree

Tree closes road

Hwy 101 is closed until crews can remove a tree from the road. [Photos by Leslie Gravier]

An approximately three foot diameter tree is blocking both lanes of Hwy 101 at mile marker 110.5 between Trinidad and Orick. The tree was reported down about 8:30 p.m.

According to Leslie Gravier who is stuck in traffic, about 10 p.m. she was told that heavy equipment is being brought in to deal with the tree.

Tree closes road
UPDATE 10:12 p.m.: Caltrans is on site and saws are being used on the tree.

UPDATE: The Hwy is reopened.

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