Laureles Grade reopens after closure

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If you’re in Carmel Valley, you won’t be leaving any time soon.Laureles Grade is still closed at Southview Lane and at the summit as fire crews continue to mop up a fire that burned less than two acres, the California Highway Patrol reported. According to Cal Fire, Laureles Grade should be reopened by 6:30 p.m. A separate crash on Highway 1 at Carmel Valley Road has caused traffic to move at a snail’s pace along Highway 1 and for people trying to leave Carmel Valley. According to PG&E, the closure was created when a vehicle crashed into a power pole on Carmel Valley Road near the highway. Powerlines then slumped across the road. The crash caused 1,180 PG&E customers to lose power. Caltrans video shows emergency crews still working in the intersection after the reported crash.Update (7:15 p.m.): Laureles Grade has been reopened.The closure at Highway 1 at Carmel Valley Road remains in place.

If you’re in Carmel Valley, you won’t be leaving any time soon.

Laureles Grade is still closed at Southview Lane and at the summit as fire crews continue to mop up a fire that burned less than two acres, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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According to Cal Fire, Laureles Grade should be reopened by 6:30 p.m.

A separate crash on Highway 1 at Carmel Valley Road has caused traffic to move at a snail’s pace along Highway 1 and for people trying to leave Carmel Valley.

According to PG&E, the closure was created when a vehicle crashed into a power pole on Carmel Valley Road near the highway. Powerlines then slumped across the road.

The crash caused 1,180 PG&E customers to lose power.

Caltrans video shows emergency crews still working in the intersection after the reported crash.

Update (7:15 p.m.): Laureles Grade has been reopened.

The closure at Highway 1 at Carmel Valley Road remains in place.

Contributed by local news sources

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