Fernbridge is Now Open! (PLUS: A Rundown of Other Wet Roads)

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Jan. 11 @ 3:02 p.m. / Traffic

Hooray! You can now somewhat easily make it to Ferndale! The announcement below from Caltrans:

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Original Post:

Around 9:45 this morning, Caltrans Public Information Officer Myles Cochrane called into KHUM to elaborate on the 211 situation.  

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The following roads are closed: 

  • Highway 1 is closed 1.5 miles from 101 due to slide
  • Highway 211 closed due to flooding from North Waddington to Fernbridge Drive is now open to one way traffic
  • Highway 254 (Avenue of the Giants) due to trees down between Myers Flat & Burlington
  • Highway 299 closed at Big French Creek due to slide
  • Alderpoint Road PM15 - slide one lane
  • Benbow Drive - closed at mile marker 3.4 near Fish Canyon Road due to failing culvert
  • Butler Valley - slide at PM 6 passable
  • Buttermilk Lane near 2777 Arcata is flooded
  • Camp Weott is closed
  • Cannibal Road - flooded
  • Cock Robin Island Road is flooded, travel with caution
  • Coffee Creek Road is flooded
  • Dillon Road is closed between Riverside and Goble due to flooding
  • Dyerville Loop Road - closed PM 3.5, slip out
  • Dyerville Loop Road PM 15 - slide, passable
  • Elk Creek Road in Myers Flat is flooded
  • Elk River Road at Berta Road is flooded
  • Fields Landing Road is flooded
  • Fulmor Road closed 
  • Goble Lane closed
  • Graham Road is closed
  • Hawks Hill road is closed
  • Hookton Road at Eel River is closed 
  • Jackson Ranch Road at Foster Ave in Arcata is flooded
  • Mad River Road PM 2.75 is flooded
  • McCann Ferry not running
  • Meridian Road is closed
  • Morgan Road is closed
  • Mosswood in Benbow is closed due to slip out (UPDATE: detoured to East Blue Rock)
  • Nissen Road is closed
  • Old Arcata Road has flooding at Jacoby Creek
  • Old Briceland Road through Marshall Ranch - closed due to slide
  • Pine Creek is flooded
  • Pine Hill Road at Elk River Road is flooded
  • Port Kenyon Road is flooded
  • Sage is closed
  • Salmon Creek Road is one lane in various spots
  • Shively Flat area roads closed due to flooding
  • Showers Pass Road is four wheel drive only
  • Sole Street is flooded
  • Thorne Road is flooded
  • Upper Cappell Road is flooded
  • Waddington is closed
  • Walnut & Redwood Drive in Eureka is flooded
  • Wilder Ridge @ 10.25 is one lane

Here's an impressive video from Caltrans of the earlier closure:

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And here's what you really want, some more pictures of Fernbridge and the Eel River from this morning: 

 

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