In California stretch of highway collapsed into the ocean

In northern California freeway section collapsed into the ocean, according to Lenta. Ru. The length of the damaged section of the route Pacific Coast Highway is more than 12 meters (about 40 feet).

According to Mercury News, the cause of the collapse of the road was a landslide. During the collapse of no injuries. Estimated edition, repair highways can take at least a month.

Pacific Coast Highway runs along the Pacific coast. The northern sections of the route passes through tourist spots — attracts vacationers nature North Carolina, in addition, in these places the unfolding of the religious books of American writers of the 1950s — 1960s.

In particular, the damaged part of the route used to travel to Big Sur — the scene of the novel by Jack Kerouac. It is expected that the damage to the road a negative impact on tourism.

 

 

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