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Law enforcement to lead escorts through Highway 178 beginning at 1 p.m.

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Aug 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-01 23:23:56-04

UPDATE (8:23 p.m., August 1, 2017): Cal Trans has posted on their Twitter account that Highway 178 is now fully open and all lanes are cleared for traffic.

UPDATE (August 1, 2017): Highway 178 will be re-opened at 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and not noon like previously stated according to Forest Service officials. 

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Highway 178 will open Tuesday afternoon with law enforcement escorts. 

According to the latest update on the Garden Fire, the escorts will run from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

Fire and road conditions will continually be assessed with road conditions possibly changing. 

The Garden Fire is currently covering 1,350 acres is 15 percent contained.