California Department of Transportation
 

Current State Route 70 Conditions

Before driving, check with the Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) 800.427.7623


SR 70 
    [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA]
    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 7 MI EAST OF QUINCY TO 8 MI WEST OF
BLAIRSDEN (PLUMAS CO) /LEE SUMMIT/ 

    CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 8 MI WEST OF BLAIRSDEN TO BLAIRSDEN
(PLUMAS CO)

    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM BLAIRSDEN TO PORTOLA (PLUMAS CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO 
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, 
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.

    1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FROM PULGA (BUTTE CO) TO THE
BUTTE/PLUMAS CO LINE - DUE TO STORM DAMAGE REPAIR - MOTORISTS ARE SUBJECT TO 
DELAYS OF UP TO 45 MINUTES

    1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FROM 4 MI EAST OF BELDEN TO
7 MI WEST OF THE NORTH JCT OF SR 89 (PLUMAS CO) - DUE TO STORM DAMAGE REPAIR
- MOTORISTS ARE SUBJECT TO DELAYS OF UP TO 30 MINUTES

    TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER COMBINATIONS OVER 65 FEET & ALL TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER
COMBINATIONS /DOUBLES/ OVER 75 FEET IN TOTAL LENGTH ARE PROHIBITED FROM 
13 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 191 TO THE NORTH JCT OF SR 89 /GREENVILLE WYE/ 
(PLUMAS CO) - ALTERNATE ROUTES ARE AVAILABLE