Both sides of U.S. 101 are completely blocked by a slide south of Crescent City, according to the California Highway Patrol.

According to the CHP, motorists reported at about 8:50 p.m. that a slide has completely blocked the northbound lane of U.S. 101 about seven and a half miles south of Hamilton Road with the southbound lane barely passable. At about 9:12 p.m., officers were holding traffic near milepost marker 16.5 on U.S. 101 until the slide cleared.

As of 10:19 p.m., CHP reported that boulders were falling onto the roadway and that it was unsafe to clear. Officers were turning southbound traffic around at Hamilton Road.

Updated information will be provided when available.

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