[UPDATE 10:40 a.m.] 101 Closed South of Piercy; No Estimated Time of Reopening
Press release from Caltrans District 1:
U.S. Highway 101 is CLOSED approximately 5 miles south of Piercy in Mendocino County. A tree fell down onto power lines and both lanes of the highway are closed.
This incident is unrelated to construction or slide activity at the nearby Horseshoe Slide, which is located a little more than a mile south of the downed lines.
There is currently no estimated time to reopening.
UPDATE 10:09 a.m.: PG&E is at the scene working.
UPDATE 10:18 a.m.: Traffic is backed up for quite a ways.
UPDATE 10:40 a.m.: The road is now open.