Tuesday, March 16, 2021

UPDATE: 101 at Last Chance Grade Reopens After 3 Workers Injured by a Falling Tree

Posted By on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 1:13 PM

click to enlarge Work at Last Chance Grade. - CALTRANS
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Caltrans reports U.S. Highway 101 has reopened at Last Chance Grade but motorists should expect 30-minute delays.

The Times-Standard reports two contractors and a Caltrans worker were taken to the hospital after being injured by the tree fall that closed down the roadway south of Crescent City earlier in the day. They're condition was not immediately available.


Caltrans reports U.S. Highway 101 at Last Chance Grade in Del Norte County is fully closed for at least an hour due to a tree falling.

The notorious stretch of roadway just south of Crescent City has been the site of several landslides in recent weeks and crews were working today to remove hazardous trees.

Yurok Tribal Police Department officers were first on scene to reports of an injury accident due to a falling tree at...

Posted by Yurok Police Department on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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