[UPDATE 4:36 p.m.] Hwy 96 Blocked by Multiple Downed Trees

Traffic Hazard iconAccording to Caltrans, trees fell across Hwy 96 near Weitchpec about 2:30 p.m. The CHP Traffic Incident Information Page reports there are “a lot of trees” that are about 15′ tall and 2-3″ in diameter across both lanes near New Village.

Caltrans has equipment on the way to the incident.

UPDATE 4:36 p.m.: Caltrans reports, “Trees are cleared and two-way traffic has been restored. 4:00pm.”


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