2:21 p.m.: Oops! Closed again.


UPDATE, 12:33 p.m.: It’s open, but open to what sounds like hellish conditions — one-hour wait, and the possibility of the road shutting down completely at any time.

Sayeth Caltrans:


UPDATE, 9:11 a.m.:


Careful! No going to Redding over 299 this morning!

A rock slide closed the highway between Willow Creek and Weaverville overnight. A Caltrans spokesperson tells KSLG’s Nikki Leskinen that work crews hope to have things open to controlled traffic by 1 p.m. Until then: No 299.

Here’s their Facebook post: