Northern California road collapses

0315 State Route 3Trinity County, Cali. – The California Department of Transportation says more than 500 feet of roadway slid off State Route 3 in Northern California, approximately 14 miles west of I-5, between Mt. Shasta and Redding, California.

Caltrans officials say the California Highway Patrol notified them of significant damage to the road on Monday. Crews responded and attempted to set up a one-way traffic control operation, but weather conditions led to the complete failure of the roadway at around 11:30pm Monday night.

According to Caltrans, a team of engineers, geologists, contractors, and engineers are working to determine the best course of action to repair the road and open it as soon as possible. There is no estimated time as to when the roadway will re-open.

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