Mudslide closes Highway 299 in Trinity County

Jan 16, 2016 5:26 PM by News Staff

UPDATE (1:37 p.m.) CalTrans does not have an estimated time of reopening for Highway 299, which remains closed in both directions near Big Bar due to an active slide.


UPDATE (6:23 p.m.) Highway 299 is still closed. CHP reports traffic is at a standstill as crews cannot access the active mudslide.


Cal Trans reports that Highway 299 has closed about one mile east of Del Loma in Trinity County.

A mud slide at Big French Creek leaves both directions closes to traffic.

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.


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