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Stretch Of PCH Shut By Mudslides May Reopen Thursday

MAIBU ( — A 9-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway could reopen Thursday, days after three mudslides forced its closure.

The California Department of Transportation says State Route 1 between Las Posas Road and Yerba Buena Road could open by late-Thursday.

On Sunday, a brief but powerful storm caused at least three feet of mud to come down in some areas, forcing about a dozen drivers to ditch their cars after getting stuck in the debris.

But Caltrans says crews are expected to remove the K-rails and eliminate the debris and mud from the debris basins and clear out the drain inlets in order to re-open the highway.

Caltrans says drivers, meanwhile, should continue to use alternate routes.

For more information on detours, click here. For traffic conditions, listen to KNX 1070 Newsradio.


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