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UPDATE: 8:42 p.m., September 19, 2019 - Caltrans said the roadway has been reopened following the clearing of rock and mud.
UPDATE: 9:47 p.m., September 18, 2019 - CHP told Action News Now there are several slides in the Camp Fire burn scar area on the highway.
They added there is no estimated time of reopening.
BUTTE and PLUMAS COUNTIES, Calif. - Caltrans tweeted that Highway 70 has been closed for a multi-mile stretch spanning two counties.
The closure is from Jarbo Gap to the Greenville Wye, the junction of Highway 70 and Highway 89.
A mud and rock slide combination just south of the Pulga Bridge is the reason for the closure.
Caltrans is on the scene.
Stay with Action News Now for updates.
UPDATE: Butte SR 70 - CLOSED from Jarbo Gap to the Greenville Wye (Junction of SR 70 and SR 89) due to a mud/rock slide, just south of the Pulga Bridge. Caltrans on scene. No ETA
— Caltrans District 2 (@CaltransD2) September 19, 2019