Section of Scenic California Highway 1 Collapses

Date: 2021-02-01 21:36:15


A section of Highway 1 in California collapsed on Friday following a heavy rainstorm near Big Sur.

The storm that brought California much-needed rain in what had been a dry winter buried the Sierra Nevada in snow and caused muddy flows from slopes burned bare by wildfires.

Big Sur Fire said there was no estimate when the key coastal route would reopen.

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