Triplicate Staff

Highway 199 is closed at Walker Road after a four-foot diameter tree blew over the roadway at approximately 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews are currently working to clear the roadway and anticipate the work will continue past 8 p.m.

The California Highway Patrol Incident Information webpage has frequent updates at http://cad.chp.ca.gov/Traffic.aspx

The closed section of Highway 199 can be detoured via Highway 197, North Bank Road.

At around 5 p.m., a south wind was blowing at 31 mph with gusts up to 44 mph in Crescent City.

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