HWY 70 Restoration Project Begins Monday 7/11

Caltrans Plumas 70 Permanent Restoration project begins Monday, July 11. this project will give permanent restoration of the roadway slope from 2017 storm damage.

This will be adding a 7-minute delay to your drive during the daytime, but there could be occasional 35-minute delays. Work on this project will happen Monday through Saturday, from the Plumas County line to the Greenville Wye, during the day.

Work will include grouted Rock Slope Protection at seven locations and a soldier pile also known as a “Tie-Back Retaining Wall” near Rich Bar and you can expect to see one-lane traffic control for a half-mile length with a temporary traffic signal.
In addition, the project includes eight culvert replacements while the roadway embankment undergoes stabilization.

The entire project is expected to be completed in 2024, costing a total of 20 million dollars