California Department of Transportation
 

California Department of Transportation

Date:        January 26, 2016
District:   Headquarters
Contact: Eli Rohl
Phone:    (707) 441-3998
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone:    (916) 657-5060

CALTRANS RESPONDS TO EL NIÑO-CAUSED LANDSLIDE
ON MAJOR CONNECTING ROUTE

TRINITY COUNTY – In this Caltrans News Flash, Caltrans maintains traffic control and protects motorists from falling debris at the site of a landslide that closed State Route 299 – a major east-west corridor that connects more than 130,000 Californians on the coast to Interstate 5 – for approximately 48 hours. Caltrans Maintenance staff share their concerns regarding working on slides and how the traveling public reacts to delays caused by slide activity.

This video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/xtVsEfGL6kI 

This News Flash is the 63rd in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans’ activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California’s economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or go to http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz .

For more information about the department’s activities, connect with Caltrans at http://www.dot.ca.gov/socialmedia .

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