UPDATED: Landslide blocking U.S. 101 on Southern Oregon coast partially removed

Updated 2:40 p.m.

A lane of traffic has opened up on U.S. 101 south of Port Orford following the partial clearing of a landslide, a news release said.

Oregon Department of Transportation officials were able to remove about 400 yards of rocky debris that had slid into the roadway Thursday night.

ODOT flaggers will remain in the area to direct traffic.

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Transportation Department says a landslide has blocked U.S. Highway 101 about 11 miles south of Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast.

No injuries were reported in the Thursday night landslide.

The department said the highway was expected to be closed overnight. The area will be reassessed in daylight.

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