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UPDATE: Both lanes now reopened on Highway 49

UPDATE at 10:46 a.m.

Caltrans stated at 10:40 a.m. that both lanes had reopened.

Initially posted:



Traffic has stalled Wednesday morning on Highway 49, near Smith Road, because of a car fire, the California Highway Patrol states.

The car fire was reported at 10:08 a.m. The vehicle is fully engulfed.



“In Nevada County, Highway 49 has the southbound and northbound traffic lanes blocked at Smith Road due to a traffic incident. There’s no estimated time of opening. Traffic control is in effect. A detour is not provided,” CHP states.

The car fire was reported at 10:08 a.m. The vehicle is fully engulfed.
Stephen Wyer

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