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Video shows mudslide taking out a California highway

Posted at 11:42 PM, May 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-24 23:43:06-04

A mudslide wiped out part of Highway 1 near Big Sur, California earlier this week. Caltrans District 5 reported that tons of debris covered the road, in some places 35 to 40 feet deep. 

The mudslide is considered the largest in California history, and could cost up to $1 billion to repair. 

Highway 1 is a popular North-West road that hugs the Pacific coast from Los Angeles to areas north of San Francisco.