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Mudslide shuts down road near Julian

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Posted at 9:27 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 00:27:38-05

JULIAN, Calif. (KGTV) -- A mudslide shut down a portion of SR-79 in Julian as rain continued to soak San Diego County Monday night.

According to California Highway Patrol, eastbound SR-79 near Wynola Road was closed after the mudslide was reported.

CHP said in a tweet that the agency expects the road to be shut down for one to two hours. CHP implemented one-way traffic control in the area to allow cars to pass.

The agency said Caltrans will work to remove the debris and clear the roadway.