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Landslide Blocks PCH in Pacific Palisades

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. (KTLA) — Debris from a mudslide was blocking northbound Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades on Thursday, creating a traffic mess.

pali-picThe landslide was reported around 4 a.m. on PCH just north of Temescal Canyon Road.

Both northbound lanes of PCH were blocked by dirt, rocks and other debris that tumbled down from behind a home.

Caltrans crews were working to clean up the mess.

The highway was eventually reopened around 3:00 p.m.

According to the LAPD, no residents have been evacuated.

A geologist was heading to the location to assess the hillside and determine if any evacuations were necessary.