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Jaw-dropping drone footage shows aftermath of California highway collapse

California transportation officers launch jaw-dropping drone footage of the aftermath of the states’ scenic coastal highway collapse.

The startling aerial footage shows the huge chunk of the well-known Pacific Coast Highway swallowed up by a deep crevice within the cliffs bluffing the Pacific Ocean. The birds-eye view reveals how enormous sections of each the north and southbound lanes crumbled into the ocean amid torrential rain storms Friday.

“Try this superb drone video of #Hwy1 washout at Rat Creek about 15 miles south of #BigSur. Our crews are on website securing it, assessing injury & beginning clean-up/ repairs,” the California Division of Transportation tweeted Sunday.

Officers are nonetheless appraising the injury and couldn’t give a timetable for completion of the big endeavor wanted to restore the central part of California Highway 1.

The highway, which stretches for 656 miles alongside the Golden State’s coast is closed for miles in each instructions of the catastrophe.

No accidents have been reported.

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