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UPDATE: Portion of Hwy 41 reopens in Atascadero following bridge inspection

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Jun 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-14 16:15:44-04

(UPDATE): The closure was lifted around 9:30 a.m.

(ORIGINAL STORY): A portion of Highway 41 is closed in Atascadero Monday morning.

Caltrans says the closure between Templeton Road and Mercedes Avenue is needed while crews inspect the Salinas River Bridge following a fire in the riverbed.

Caltrans says it’s unknown when the closure will be lifted.