All lanes reopen after mudslide forces closure of southbound Highway 17 near Santa Cruz

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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A powerful storm hit the Santa Cruz Mountains caused at least one mudslide on Highway 17 Wednesday.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- All lanes have reopened after a mudslide temporarily forced the closure of southbound Highway 17 Wednesday evening.

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Highway 17 south of Glendwood Cutoff was blocked, but both eventually reopened..

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