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All Lanes Open After Down Tree On Highway 49 In Nevada County

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — A down tree blocked all lanes of Highway 49 in Nevada County Thursday evening.

The incident was reported near the 49er bridge, just north of the South Yuba River at Reader Ranch Road

The California Highway Patrol says initially, both lanes were blocked from debris. Crews were able to open one lane just before 10 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.

All lanes reopened just before 11 p.m.

The incident was originally reported as a landslide or rockslide, but Caltrans issued a correction around 10:20 p.m., stating a down tree caused the closure.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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