[UPDATE Cancelled] Caltrans to Open 299 Twice a Day to Locals
According to Caltrans District 2’s Facebook page,
Caltrans and Contractor Steve Manning are working around the clock to open the temporary detour on State Route 299w at Big French Creek Road. Caltrans realizes this has been a difficult time for local residents impacted by the closure. As such, Caltrans will allow the road to be opened to LOCAL RESIDENTS ONLY from 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.
It is imperative that motorists understand this road is SUBJECT TO CLOSURE by Caltrans and the Contractor AT ANY TIME. Spotters will be on site monitoring slide conditions. Motorists will only be allowed through if it is safe. Be prepared to wait or to be turned around if necessary. The Public Information Office will provide updates on the status of the road on our hotline at (530) 225-3452, and on Twitter @CaltransD2. We appreciate your patience and will do all we can to get you where you need to go safely and efficiently.
UPDATE WEdnesday: Caltrans reports, “Route 299 at Big French Creek will NOT reopen at 4:30 this afternoon for local traffic due to severe weather at the project site.”