Caltrans announced that work will be performed on the Elephant Butte Tunnel canopy on Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon this Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 24-26. This tunnel is located east of the Butte/Plumas County line. There will be 24/7 traffic control with 15-minute delays anticipated. Daytime traffic control with the same delays are currently in place at this location.
This is one of a few different locations on Highway 70 between Jarbo Gap and the Greenville Wye with current operations and delays. Motorists can currently anticipate 30-60 minute delays in this area, Mondays-Saturdays during daytime hours. Minimal delays are also anticipated on Sundays.