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Caltrans Responds to El Niño-Caused Landslide on Major Connecting Route

Caltrans News Flash #63

Date: January 26, 2016
District: District 2
Contact: Eli Rohl
Phone: (707) 441-3998
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

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.

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