MARSHALL (CBS SF) — State Highway 1 is closed in both directions in Marshall in western Marin County Wednesday afternoon due to a fallen tree, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The downed tree, which blocks both lanes, was reported shortly after 2:30 p.m.

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The road was closed just south of Meeks Cove with traffic diverting to Marshall Petaluma Road. There is no estimated time for the road to reopen, the CHP said.

KCBS Traffic: Current Road Conditions

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Drivers are advised to expect heavy traffic in the area and take alternate routes where possible.

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