Work underway on Frenchman Lake Road following Beckwourth Complex Fire

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans District 2), in conjunction with Hat Creek Construction & Materials, Inc., has begun emergency work on State Route 284 (Frenchman Lake Road) near Chilcoot-Vinton following the Beckwourth Complex. Hazard trees are being removed, along with sign replacement and pavement work.
State Route 284 is currently under one-way traffic control from approximately 4 miles north of the junction with State Route 70 to the end of the route near Frenchman Lake, Mondays – Fridays during daytime hours, with up to one-hour delays depending on operations. Outside of area residents, public travel is discouraged in the area during emergency operations. The emergency work is currently anticipated to be completed by early October.
Construction projects are subject to changes without prior notice.  Caltrans and its contractors do our best to keep the public informed.  To stay up to date on highway projects, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  Project information can also be found on the District 2 webpage. The public can also call (530) 225-3426 during working hours or send an email to [email protected]. Updated highway conditions for California can be found on QuickMap and on One-Stop-Shop for the Western U.S.