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One lane back open on Highway 96 near Happy Camp

Courtesy: Caltrans District 2 (2/23/2021)

One lane of Highway 96 west of Happy Camp is back open after a rock and mudslide shut it down last week.

Posted: Feb 23, 2021 12:50 PM

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. – One lane of Highway 96 west of Happy Camp is back open.

Last Thursday, a rock and mudslide shut down Highway 96 four miles west of Happy Camp.

DRONE VIDEO: Slide shuts down Highway 96 near Happy Camp

Caltrans said there is currently 24/7 traffic control in place with 20-minute delays. Motorists should be aware that the area is still active, and another closure could occur at any time.

Highway 96 runs from Willow Creek at the Junction with 299 and joins Interstate 5 north of Yreka.

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