[UPDATE 10:24 p.m.] Over 1400 Households Without Power Tonight After a Vehicle Slammed Into a Pole Near the Ferndale Bridge; 211 Closed
PG&E reports that power is out to 1448 households. They estimate that it will be about 11:30 before power is restored.
Fire department personnel closed 211 at 8:53 p.m., according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.
UPDATE 9:14 p.m.: We’re being told that a detour through Waddington is possible. And, as of 9:14 p.m., one person told us they were able to get through on 211 just a minute or two before though the CHP site is still saying 211 is closed.
UPDATE 9:47 p.m.: The CHP Traffic Incident Information Page is now saying 211 is open.
UPDATE 10:24 p.m.: Most customers have had their power restored. There are still a little under 250 without it though.