HWY 89 Head-On Collision Sends 5 to Hospital

A driver falls asleep on HWY 89 resulting in a head-on collision that seriously injured 5.  Nathanial Smotrys, 18, from Garden Grove was driving his GMC Sierra on Friday at around 5:30 in the evening going northbound on Highway 89, just south... Read More.

Fatality of HWY 70 Near Mohawk Vista

Plumas County Search and Rescue reports a fatality on HWY 70. A single vehicle left the roadway embankment for unknown reasons just east of Mohawk Vista. Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Department, Graeagle Fire, the Plumas Co Sheriff's Office, CHP, Eastern Plumas District Hospital, and... Read More.

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... Read More.

HWY 70 Re-Opens Through the Canyon

A full week ahead of schedule Caltrans has re-opened highway 70 after two full weeks of closure due to 5 debris slides from a passing storm. The highway will have 24/7 one-way traffic control from three miles west of Belden to two miles west of Belden.... Read More.

Debris Flow on HWY 70 Compromises Structural Integrity of Roadway

The 50-mile stretch of the Feather River Canyon’s HWY 70 will remain closed indefinitely. Caltrans District 2 shared aerial photos of the extensive damage caused by last weekend’s heavy rainfall through the Dixie fire burn scar area. Photos show slide debris cascading down the... Read More.

HWY 70 to Remain Closed Indefinitely due to Mudslides

Caltrans continues to assess the 50 miles of hwy 70 that have been washed out by three separate mud and debris slide. The stretch remains closed indefinitely as some areas are more impacted than others. The area of the Rock Creek Dam has large... Read More.

Weekend Thunderstorm Wreaks Havoc on HWY 70

Thunderstorm wreaks havoc along the Feather River Canyon and prompts flash flood warnings in Lassen and Plumas County along the Dixie Fire burn scar. With a heavy downpour from a passing storm, yesterday for a third time HWY 70 was washed out by mudslides... Read More.

Fuel Spill Closes Hwy 70 After Driver Falls Asleep

A driver falls asleep and causes a rollover on highway 70 that resulted in a hazmat clean-up. Both lanes of the highway near spring Garden East of Quincy were blocked for a few hours as crews worked to remove the near 40 gallons of... Read More.