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Oroville Dam Boulevard to close Friday for blasting

A portion of Oroville Dam Blvd. East will be closed on Friday due to construction blasting.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 3:04 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A portion of Oroville Dam Blvd. East will be closed on Friday due to construction blasting.

The road will be closed for approximately 30 minutes from 3:45 - 4:15 p.m. on Friday, March 22. 

To avoid the area, drivers can bypass the closed potion via Canyon Drive to Olive Highway or Glen Drive to Oro-Quincy Highway to Olive Highway. 

The short blasting is part of the work around the main spillway to improve hillside safety. 

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