One lane of Hwy 101 open through landslide

PORT ORFORD, Ore. - One lane of Highway 101 is open again after crews removed an estimated 400 yards of rocky debris from a landslide that blocked the roadway Thursday night

Until the rain stops in the area, the Oregon Department of Transportation will be on scene to flag traffic through the area.


PORT ORFORD, Ore. -- A landslide blocked U.S. 101 11 miles south of Port Orford at mile point 310 Thursday night, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

ODOT said southbound traffic is stopped at Port Orford and northbound traffic is stopped at mile point 316.

The highway was expected to be closed overnight and the active landslide area was expected to be reassessed in the daylight.

ODOT recommends motorists use alternate routes.