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Emergency Road Work Initiated on Highway 299W due to Slides

Caltrans District 2 has initiated emergency work at two locations on SR-299 W between Big Bar and Junction City.

Posted: Jan 17, 2019 10:11 AM
Updated: Jan 17, 2019 10:15 AM

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - Caltrans District 2 has initiated emergency work at two locations on SR-299 W between Big Bar and Junction City.

The areas experienced slide activities which required District 2 Maintenance crews to clear more than 500 cubic yards of debris at each location. 

Caltrans says that motorists can expect one-way traffic control operations with up to 20-minute delays between Powerhouse Road and Valdor Road, just west of Junction City, as well as one-way traffic control operations with up to 20-minute delays between Helana and Big Bar beginning Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. 

Emergency work will be done daily between the hours of 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Traffic control operations will continue through the overnight hours with 5-10 minute delays. 

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