Truck Tumbles Spectacularly After Driver Misses Multiple Signs Warning His Vehicle Is Too Long for State Route 175 by Hopland

On Thursday, a fully loaded semi carrying plywood went past multiple signs warning that there were length restrictions on Hwy 175 near Hopland. A contractor crew building a retaining wall in the area filmed the resulting crash.

Caltrans posted the video on their Facebook page and we’ve embedded the whole post below.

Note that Caltrans reports that there will be a…

Full Closure of Route 175- from 5.6 miles east of US Highway 101 to Mathews Road in Lake County.

Monday, October 15- 7am to 7pm.

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 and 17- 8am to 4pm.

Full closure of Route 175 is needed for recovery of a semi-truck that went over the embankment on Thursday, October 11.  The truck and trailer will be recovered on Monday and require special heavy equipment.   Tuesday and Wednesday’s closure hours are shorter, from 8am to 4pm, to  help accommodate commuter traffic.  The truck’s load of plywood will be recovered on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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