PCH reopens after 11-hour landslide closure

50366 full
50366 full

All lanes of the Pacific Coast Highway in Los Angeles are open again after a landslide forced a shutdown of about 11 hours.

The Thursday slide closed the northbound lanes of the major coastal route at Temescal Canyon Road in the Pacific Palisades area at about 4 a.m.

The slide came down a hillside from a home above, and had lawn furniture stuck in it. No injuries were reported.

TV news reports showed a bulldozer moving dirt from the landslide, and Caltrans crews put up several concrete barriers at the base of the slide. The lanes were reopened at about 3 p.m.

Below is a map with the location of the northbound lane closure and the detour route:

View Temescal Canyon Road, Los Angeles, CA in a larger map

blog comments powered by Disqus