(UPDATE: OPEN) A Downed Tree Has Closed Highway 101 Near the Peg House


Photos of the scene provided by CHP.

UPDATE, 9:10 a.m.: It appears they have the roadway open now.

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A fallen tree and downed power line has shut down traffic on Highway 101 near the Humboldt/Mendocino line. Looks like it’s gonna take them a few hours to clean it up.

Updates from CHP dispatch below:


7:06 a.m.
[3] WHOLE HWY IS 1125
7:07 a.m.
[6] 1039 CF FOR PRECAUTIONARY
7:13 a.m.
[12] 1039 CT
7:13 a.m.
[13] PER RP TREE IS XCROSS RDWY AND THERE IS A BLK LINE IN THE RDWY UNK IF LIVE, TREE IS BEING HELD UP A CPLE FT OFF THE GROUND
7:22 a.m.
[17] [Notification] [CHP]-1039 CT, APPROX 10-15 MINS ETA
7:25 a.m.
[18] A105-056 FIRE 97 BOTH LANES BLOCKED REQ ETA FROM PGE
7:26 a.m.
[20] A105-056 NEG COMPLETELY BLOCKED // S2 COPYS
7:30 a.m.
[23] 1039 CT
7:42 a.m.
[30] A105-019 CT HAS SET UP SO SCENE TO TURN TRAFFIC AROUND WILL BE ADVSING TRAFFIC NO SCENE TO TRUN AROUND APROX ETA 4 HRS
7:48 a.m.
[38] [Notification] [CHP]-1039 FRONTIER // WILL CB WITH ETA
7:52 a.m.
[42] 1039 DOT // ALREADY HAVE SIGNS ACTIVATED
7:56 a.m.
[43] 105-S2 NOTIFY SAC OF FULL CLOSURE 101 AT PEG HOUSE 1 HR ETA FROM OPENING AND NOTIFY SECTOR CHIEF
8:05 a.m.
[46] [Notification] [CHP]-TICKET #4798422 // FRONTIER ADV STILL WORKING ON AN ETA
8:11 a.m.
[49] 1039 ENTAC HAMILTON
8:21 a.m.
[51] [Notification] [CHP]-[50] FRONTIER ADV NEG ETA // TECH ENRT
8:21 a.m.
[50] FRONTIER ADV NEG ETA // TECH ENRT
8:29 a.m.
[54] 105-S2 1022 59 SHOULD BE OPEN IN ABOUT 10
8:30 a.m.
[56] 1039 105-59
8:31 a.m.
[57] A105-056 TRAFFIC MOVING IN BOTH DIRECTIONS
8:32 a.m.
[61] 1039 CT
8:32 a.m.
[59] 105-S2 NOTIFY ENTAC RODWY OPEN AS OF NOW
8:33 a.m.
[63] 1039 ENTANC HOATSON
8:42 a.m.
[64] HEWAB NOTIFYING RDWY OPEN SENT
9:08 a.m.
[67] PER PGandE ADV THAT THERE WILLB E A CREW WORKING ON THE SIDE OF THE RDWY AND WILL ALSO HAVE FLAGGERS ITA
9:48 a.m.
[69] 1039 105-S2 LINE 68 // REQ CB WHEN THEY REQ THE 1184

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