UPDATED, 4:30 P.M.: Westbound Alpine Road near 280 is now open, but eastbound is still closed with no estimated time for re-opening.
A road in San Mateo County is closed in all directions after downed trees and wires fell onto the roadway this morning, creating an electrical hazard, county emergency officials said.
Alpine Road was shut down south of Interstate Highway 280 near Portola Valley as of 11:50 a.m. after trees and electrical wires fell onto the roadway, emergency officials said.
The roadway is expected to be closed into the mid-afternoon.
Officials advised motorists to avoid the area.
- Bay City News contributed to this report
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