VIDEO: Highway 17 over the Santa Cruz Mountains still blocked by mud

Photo form KRON4 reporter, Rob Fladeboe

 

 

SANTA CRUZ (KRON) — Crews in Santa Cruz are plowing away at the damage caused by a mudslide.

Much of Highway 17 was closed off due to the massive slide.

One driver, was trapped in his car Tuesday morning, after the mudslide toppled his vehicle.

Driver trapped in truck after mudslide on Hwy 17 in Santa Cruz

Around 6:07 p.m. one southbound lane opened.

VIDEO: One lane of Highway 17 reopens after large mudslide

Wednesday morning, crew workers were on scene to restore northbound lanes on the highway.

There is no exact time when the northbound lanes will be restored.

You can stay up to date on highway hot spots with KRON4’s real time traffic maps.

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