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Winds, Falling Rocks Keeping Part of Angeles Crest Hwy Closed*

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Weekend winds brought rocks and debris down the mountainsides up on Angeles Crest, which meant that this morning motorists eager to resume their commute on portions of the Highway that have been closed since late-August have to wait until the danger has passed, according to LA Now. 40 miles of roads in the Angeles National Forest were due to re-open at 5 this morning, having been closed for repairs due to damage from the Station Fire. L.A. County Department of Public Works has been hard at work fixing the roads "including replacing road signs, guard rails, road markers, drainage culverts and road striping."

K-rails are in place now to hold back the rocks, but heavy rains could bring about continued or further closures. Keep up-to-date with LA County road closures online.

*UPDATED: As of mid-morning the road is open, however "officials are urging drivers to use caution because crews are working to remove debris and the area remains windy."