Highway 193 near Mt. Eaton Mine Road has closed in both directions due to trees and power lines being down, said the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP received a call at 5:41 p.m. about those things disrupting the roadway.
There are no injuries and lanes are expected to open in two hours. The CHP says "this is not a mudslide," just trees and power lines that have fallen.
The downed tree is expected to be cleared around midnight.
#TrafficAlert ETO for clearing downed tree blocking Hwy 193 near Georgetown is midnight. Power lines being cleared by PG&E will take time. Caltrans crews assisting. Use caution in area.— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) January 10, 2018
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