BIG FLAT, Calif. — UPDATE 11:45 a.m.:
One-way traffic control is now in place. Expect up to two-hour delays.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Caltrans: Highway 299 closed in both directions in Trinity County due to mud slide
Highway 299 is closed in both directions in Trinity County due to a rock and mud slide, according to Caltrans. The closure is between Helena and Big Bar. The agency announced the closure just before 8 a.m. Wednesday.
"We will also post updates as we get them since SR 299 closures have such a huge effect on Humboldt County residents and businesses, but right now there is no estimated time to reopen the highway," Caltrans said via Facebook.
Click here for the Caltrans Quickmap, which shows the closure area.
Right now there is no estimated time the highway will be reopened. Check back for updates.