[UPDATE 2:51 p.m.: Redwood Drive Reopened] Redwood Drive Closed at Dean Creek and Other Impacts on SoHum Roads

Road closedAccording to Denton Carrick of Humboldt County Public Works, Redwood Drive is closed between Dean Creek and Willow (the dump road) because of downed trees and power lines.

Several other roads are impacted. At one point Briceland Road was closed near Whitmore Grove after a number of trees fell. However, Carrick says that Redway Fire and County Roads have opened it back up.

Carrick said that chains are required on Alderpoint Road. He also said to carry chains on Briceland and Shelter Cove Roads.

UPDATE 7:51 a.m.: According to Cheryl Antony, spokesperson for Shelter Cove Fire Department,

[There is] Snow above the General Store. Shelter Cove Fire has been out clearing roadways blocked with downed trees. We advise people to stay home for now. If they must drive, take the bypass at Kings Peak and Shelter Cove Road, as it is not as steep.

Update 1:25 p.m. According to the CHP incident page, there is a tree blocking the Alderpoint Road at the Harris turnoff Harris Road one and 1/2 miles south of Alderpoint Road. Although there is no mention of downed lines on the incident page, it is PG&E that is being asked to respond. Proceed with caution.

UPDATE 2:51 p.m.: Redwood Drive has reopened.

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