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Large Boulder On US-50 In El Dorado County Causes Traffic Delay

EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) -- A large boulder fell onto a lane of Highway 50 in El Dorado County, causing a delay.

According to California Highway Patrol - South Lake Tahoe, early Wednesday morning a boulder about the size of a car fell down onto the roadway at Echo Summit, blocking both lanes.

This morning, at 0803 hours, a large boulder came off Echo Summit onto US-50, blocking both lanes. Caltrans made quick...

Posted by CHP - South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Caltrans acted quickly and got the eastbound lane open by moving the debris into the westbound lane, the CHP says.

One-way traffic control was in effect and travelers were told to expect delays.

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