SR 70 Re-opens

Quick work with the help of an excavator, contractors, and Caltrans crews cleared SR 70 and re-open the highway in record time. You can now travel between Jardo Gap and Greenville Wye, following the midnight highway closure due to a rock slide. Crews removed... Read More.

Highway 70 Closed Due to Rock Slide

Highway 70 through the Feather River Canyon, where a series of storms shut down the highway this summer, has happened again. The highway from the Greenville wye through Keddie to just outside Big Bend is closed. Caltrans closed the highway around midnight due to... Read More.

Collision Update on Concrete Truck Rollover SR 70 11/21

Susanville CHP: On November 21, 2022, at approximately 0920 hours, Kolby Elzea of Taylorsville, CA, was driving a 2016 Mack concrete truck westbound on SR-70, just west of Camp Layman Road, at approximately 50 MPH. Elzea allowed the truck to drift to the right,... Read More.

FRC Rodeo team helps Rotarians clean up Hwy 70

If you notice Hwy 70 looking a little bit cleaner in certain parts you can thank Quincy Rotary and the FRC Rodeo team. More than 20 students and several rotarians took to cleaning up large sections of Hwy 70 as well as parts of... Read More.

New Road Construction Impacts SR 70

Be prepared to add an additional ten minutes to your already delayed travel on 70. Caltrans starts work to improve drainage today near Grizzly Creek Bridge. Crews will replace four culverts just west of Grizzly Creek Bridge to just west of Twain Road. You... Read More.

SR 70 Closure Begins Today 9/6

Starting this morning at 7 am a full highway closure will be in place for State Route 70. Caltrans will complete culvert replacements through the Feather River Canyon at Opapee Creek following destructive debris slides from heavy downpours in June. The closure will be... Read More.

Major Shut Down of HWY 70 Planned After Labor Day

Culvert work in the Feather River Canyon will shut down the entire stretch of the highway following labor day weekend. Following the debris flows slides in June, Caltrans has progressed its restoration efforts to begin installing culverts at Opapee Creek. The highway will be closed... Read More.