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A landslide forced the closure of Vasquez Canyon Road after pavement uprooted 150 feet of road east of Bouquet Canyon Road.

Los Angeles County Public Works engineers and geologists are investigating the cause of the ground movement as soil continues to move and push the roadway into an upward slope more than six feet above the ground.

The problem was reported on Thursday at about noon.

Public works officials say Vasquez Canyon Road between Lost Creek Road and Vasquez Way will be closed until further notice.

Santa Clarita city officials are recommending Sierra Highway as an alternate route.

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134 Comments

  1. Sean Baxter Sean Baxter says:

    Ariana Em up my street lol

  2. Ariana Trujillo idk if they will let us walk over. This is freaking insane

  3. Isabel Garcia Polanco

  4. Matthew Pearlman Brie Pearlman

  5. Theresa McGrath Cowdray

  6. They’ll get this fixed in a year or two. No worries. 😏

  7. well that escalated quickly

  8. But or infrastructure is fine… 😂

  9. Dean Wise Dean Wise says:

    A dry landslide interesting

  10. Rick Romero Rick Romero says:

    Who wants to buy a house on the wash now!

  11. How did it get like that?

  12. Sam Mendoza Sam Mendoza says:

    I used to drive that road everyday,

  13. Not a problem when you have this👌🏾

  14. I’m blaming it on El Niño! Lol

  15. Chris Rodriguez Kristine Darabedyan

  16. Raul Syntek remember this road

  17. Joe Cina Joe Cina says:

    Wow this morning at 9:00 AM it was just lifted a little bit, now look, amazing

  18. Lexy Rae Lexy Rae says:

    Mary Carmen Reyes Albert Rueda

  19. Auntie Elysse check it out now 😳

  20. Nani, showed that to me today, I am shocked, been on that road many a time

  21. David Forth David Forth says:

    this is what i feel like after eating haggis!

  22. Carlos Celiz says:

    Wow

  23. T. Jones says:

    GlobaL warming!

  24. James Furedi James Furedi says:

    James Rueck that you in the bottom of the picture?

  25. The things pretty close to the San Andreas Fault

  26. Cass Lopez Cass Lopez says:

    Damn, that’s bad

  27. Helen is that the road that we took to Judys? 😱😅

  28. Caused by climate change

  29. Rob Taylor Rob Taylor says:

    Quick Christina Monterrosa, call Kevin Bacon. You guys got Tremors!

  30. Katy Dunn Katy Dunn says:

    This is crazy…just drove this road to school on Tuesday!

  31. A couple of miles from my house!!

  32. Alex Hagar Alex Hagar says:

    Diana Dayton Danielle Dayton

  33. Jeff Zwack Jeff Zwack says:

    Damn global warming

  34. Jeff Zwack Jeff Zwack says:

    Anna Holmes let’s go check it out sometime while we’re here

  35. I think it is global warming. Just ask The president Lol

  36. Kimberly Meyer
    Nicole Carr

  37. Must be global warming….. we must be taxed more!

  38. Lyle Larson Lyle Larson says:

    Looks like you’ll have to start paying more taxes now.

  39. Crazy Cal. Roads. Stay safe!!!

  40. I drive this twice a day getting kids to school. Thursday morning I drove over it and it was like a roller coaster. The kids and I all made a comment that it was not there the day before. That afternoon the road was closed.

  41. I know where that is been drive that road so many times wow it happened unbelievable !

  42. Margarita Hernandez 😱😓😳

  43. Mary Sladek Mary Sladek says:

    Crazy. I used to drive this road to work. It’s probably so dry there that when they had that rain it loosened everything up

  44. Jay Salter Jay Salter says:

    Corrine Tsabetsaye show this to Joe

  45. Does anyone have a more recent picture? I’m curious how much it’s changed since yesterday.

  46. RW GLESS says:

    That section has been covered many times and has had problems for 50 years that I know of… in the 70s it got covered and in the 60s … Same Spot…since we got the hell out of socialist southern communist calif in the late 70s I don’t know how many times since then it has mudded out?
    “The definition of ‘Insanity’ is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

  47. Sandra Lee Sandra Lee says:

    I used to live a mile from there! That is bizarre.

  48. Eden Weller Eden Weller says:

    Molly Halloran Hills

  49. J. David Rogers says:

    it appears that the toe of a slow-moving bedrock landslide is thrusting upward, parallel to Vasquez Canyon Road, lifting it up vertically.

  50. J. David Rogers says:

    Looks like the up thrusting toe of a slow moving bedrock landslide

  51. Wow! I’ve taken my kids up on those rocks!

  52. Lol. So much for driving on here again

  53. Sherry Lush Sherry Lush says:

    I’m agree about Earthquake soon! So glad I don’t live there anymore

  54. Debbie your not stuck there are others roads u assume near your home???

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