[UPDATE: Willits to Laytonville Stretch Now Open] Highway 101 in Mendocino County Remains Closed with No Estimated Time of Reopening

[Photographs of the affected stretch of Highway 101 provided by Caltrans]

In the wake of the season’s most significant winter storm, a stretch of Highway 101 north of Laytonville remains closed with no estimated time of reopening.

The Caltrans District 1 Facebook page indicates Highway 101 “remains fully closed in Mendocino County from Cummings to Reynolds Highway, north of Willits, due to stranded and stuck big rigs and cars, and fallen power lines and trees across the highway.”

The Facebook post explains that, “Crews are currently towing vehicles and removing trees. Utility companies are on their way to repair fallen power lines. We appreciate your patience as we work to reopen the highway.”

UPDATE 2:45 p.m.

According to the Caltrans District 1 Facebook page, “U.S. 101 has reopened from Willits to Laytonville. The highway remains closed from Cummings to north of Laytonville in Mendocino County.

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