Caltrans Announcement

UPDATE: Pictures of the Dobbyn Cr slide by Alderpoint rd. on Eric Kirk’s site. Press Release: Caltrans has announced that Route 101 in Southern Humboldt County remains closed due to a large mudslide approximately one mile north of Dean Creek,  approximately 60 miles south of Eureka.  Crews are currently working 24 hours a day to clear the slide as soon

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Trucks Cross Highway 101 Slide Bringing Diesel to Support SoHum's Economic Engine

UPDATE: Estelle Fennell at SoHum Awareness is reporting, “County Roads Makes it official. Don’t use Briceland-Ettersburg to go north. Use Alderpoint- Blocksburg- Bridgeville – Highway 36” A massive slide blocked 101 yesterday as falling water tables pulled liquid-saturated soil down with them.  According to the Times Standard, “The Eel River Camp near the U.S. Highway 101 slide measured 16.47 inches

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In Japan, Some Dead May Have Such High Levels of Radiation Contamination They Could Harm the Living and Other Links

Like a zombie in an apocalypse story, the dead in parts of Japan can now kill the living. As many as 1,000 bodies  in Fukushima are left unburied as fears about radiation in the area mount. The bodies are contaminated with such high levels of radiation that not only will collecting and identifying them expose doctors and other workers to

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OMG, The Hill Ate the Road–Photos from the Highway 101 Slide

UPDATE: I thought all you readers might enjoy knowing that WordPress.com (the most popular blogging platform online) has listed the OMG The Hill Ate the Road post as number 50 of their top 100 read posts today! They have over 400,000 posts per day. Thanks for reading, Humboldt and beyond. I’m glad you’re getting the information you need. ——————– Caltrans

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Briceland Road Updates–Weight Limit Still at 20 Tons [UPDATE-Weight Limit Lifted!]

UPDATE @ 5:50 pm 3/29: Estelle is reporting on SoHum Awareness that “[The] WEIGHT LIMIT HAS BEEN LIFTED ON BRICELAND ROAD REPAIR. Just learned from County Roads that the engineers have signed off on the repair and weight limit has been lifted. Please continue to drive carefully through Whitmore Grove. ” (Post Updated with Kim Salaway’s photos at 1:40 pm

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