Highway 70 closure update

Highway 70 remains closed to through traffic between Jarbo Gap (west of Pulga) and the Greenville Wye (junction with Highway 89) in Butte and Plumas counties.

Highway 70, approximately 3 miles east of Butte/Plumas County Line.

Caltrans and contractor Nordic Industries, Inc. continue rock scaling and debris material breakdown at slide locations approximately 3 miles east of the Butte/Plumas county line (approximate post mile 3) and between Twain and the Greenville Wye (approximate post mile 29.9). Work also continues in the District 3 construction area near Cresta following multiple slides.

Highway 70, east of Twain.

There remains no estimated time to reopen the highway. Crews are continuing to work to return these slide areas to 24/7 one-way traffic control as soon as possible, pending future weather, activity, and area safety.

24/7 updated highway conditions are available via QuickMap and updates on the emergency efforts in Plumas County can also be found on the Caltrans District 2 Facebook and Twitter pages.

Updates on the slide area near Cresta in Butte County can be found on the Caltrans District 3 Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you have other questions, contact the Caltrans District 2 Public Information office at (530) 225-3426 or D2PIO@dot.ca.gov.