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Santa Cruz Police Department
Monday February 20th, 2017 :: 07:04 p.m. PST


Road closure North bound Bay Ave at Escalona Drive

Due to a large tree hanging over the North bound lane at Bay Ave and Escalona Drive, the road will be closed. It is expected that the tree will fall into and across the road in the next several hours. Public works and the Santa Cruz Police Dept have closed the road North bound lane only at this time due to the unexpected potential danger of falling tree. A tree company has deemed it to dark and unsafe to attempt to fall the tree at this time. Please use all other routes in the immediate area for traveling. The south bound lane of Bay Ave is open at this time.


Please use alternate roads for traveling.

Santa Cruz Police Department
155 Center St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-420-5810

Bay St & Escalona Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
General emergency and public safety
Road Closure

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