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Mudslides create treacherous trek on PCH

Sandwiched by steep mountains on one side and ocean on the other, Pacific Coast Highway has endured countless rock falls and mudflows since it was built in 1929, forcing motorists to reroute through canyon roads.

Here is a sample of major road closures caused over the decades by Mother Nature.
Click on the location name to see the related story.

Read more: How debris flows happen

Sources: Caltrans, Times archives

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