Photos by Gregg Foster.

Highway 299 will be open for local traffic today at 4:30 p.m., and should remain open until 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Caltrans District 2 reports that there will be up to one hour delays between 6:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Friend o’ the LoCO Gregg Foster sends these shots of driving down the temporary 299 detour last night

“It was huge and eerie,” he said.

Caltrans recommends giving them a ring at (530) 225-3452 before making the trek. These hours are subject to change at any time.