UPDATE, 12:15 p.m.: Road now opened to one-way controlled traffic, Caltrans says. Expect 10-minute delays.


If there’s one thing this winter has made clear, it is that Highway 299 has taken the crown from 101/Confusion Hill as the most slide-prone and generally crummy of the major arteries in and out of the county.

Caltrans District One has the latest. They’re anticipating one-way controlled traffic in a few hours:

ROAD ADVISORY: Highway 299 is fully closed due to a slide at French Creek Road west of Big Bar in Trinity County. Crews…

Posted by Caltrans District 1 on Monday, February 1, 2016