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[UPDATE 9:24 Video of Crew Opening Road] Hwy 101 Closed North of Leggett

Tree down. [Photo by Tim Skaggs]
Tree down. [Photos by Tim Skaggs]

Hwy 101 is closed north of Leggett near the Peg House after a tree fell bringing down a powerline about 7 a.m.

According to Caltrans, “There is currently no estimated time of reopening.”

Traffic is backed up in both directions.

Tree down. [Photo by Tim Skaggs]

UPDATE 9:10 a.m.: Caltrans District 1 announced on their Facebook page that Highway 101 is now “open and clear” to vehicle traffic.

Heavy equipment holds up the downed line
Heavy equipment at the scene of the road reopening. [Photo by Joe Rial]

UPDATE 9:24 a.m.: Video of crews removing the downed tree from the road by Bryn Coriell.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.

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