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Posted on: March 28, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Monday 1:30 PM Earthquake Update for Brea

Carbon Canyon will remain closed for the rest of today while Caltrans completes their work on the roadway and hillside. The roadway is tentatively scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 1st at 4am, however, due to unpredictable events such as rain and possible further aftershocks, this time may change. Carbon Canyon Road will be CLOSED AGAIN on Friday, April 4th at 9pm and will remain closed all weekend with a scheduled opening of Monday, April 7th at 4am. This second closure will allow Caltrans to complete necessary road and hillside repairs.

There has been no significant damage or injuries reported in the city. However, staff continues with follow-up activity to Friday's 5.1 earthquake and the numerous aftershocks that were felt in the area. Building and safety officials have responded to inquiries for residential inspections where cracking has been observed in either foundations or chimneys. Call 714-617-4406 to report such damage.

There's never a better time than now to plan for your personal emergency preparedness. Spend a little time to review useful information on how to prepare an essential emergency kit for your home or office. Register for the AlertOC system if you have not done so already and update your essential contacts. Stay safe! Stay Prepared!

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