POSSIBLE DELAYS UPDATE

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January 30, 2017

ROCK SLIDE ON HWY 299 AT FRENCH CREEK:

ROAD CLOSURE 4.5 MI WEST OF BIG BAR /AT BIG FRENCH CREEK (between Burnt Ranch and Big Bar), Hwy 299 is currently closed to thru traffic.   Passengers planning to travel to/from Willow Creek, and/or between Big Bar and Willow Creek, please be advised that at this time the REGULAR bus schedule west of Big Bar is cancelled.  Until further notice Transit service between Weaverville and Willow Creek is as follows – click here –> Willow Creek Route – Temporary

For travel details between Redding and Willow Creek/Weaverville see news page titled “Hwy 299 Closed – Contingency Service – Redding / Willow Creek” (from the home page).

Additionally, Greyhound offers a service between Eureka and Redding by way of Oakland and Sacramento www.greyhound.com or call 530-241-2070.

For up-to-date information from CalTrans, please visit  http://www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi?roadnumber=299&submit=Search

…or visit the Caltrans District 2 Facebook page. 

It is advised to call the Trinity Transit office (530-623-5438) for the latest bus service update before traveling.

ONGOING DELAYS:

ROAD WORK ON THE HWY 299 BUCKHORN GRADE: Work on Buckhorn is complete; delays are not expected.

ONGOING ROCK SLIDES:  Even when the Hwy is opened to thru-traffic,  rock slides along State Route 299 are always a possibility;  therefore,  be advised there may be days in which Trinity Transit cannot guarantee service between Willow Creek and Weaverville/Redding. Even when cleared to run there may be significant delays and connections with Redwood Transit System in Willow Creek may be missed.   If you do not make the 9:30 AM connection in Willow Creek, there is not another Redwood Transit Bus to Arcata until 4:30 PM.

ONGOING BRIDGE WORK NEAR BURNT RANCH:  One-way traffic may cause delays as the long-term bridge work just east of Burnt Ranch continues.

We will be in operation as conditions allow and as established by CalTrans.  

Please call Trinity Transit at 623-1365 before you travel.

For alternative transportation service between Redding and Arcata, please check the Greyhound bus schedule at greyhound.com

 

TRINITY TRANSIT IS NOT AT LIBERTY TO REQUEST THAT OTHER BUS LINES/TRANSPORTATION SERVICES WAIT FOR OUR DELAYED BUSES/PASSENGERS.  PLEASE SCHEDULE YOUR TRIPS ACCORDINGLY, WITH A LOT OF CUSHION TIME!

HOWEVER, TRINITY TRANSIT CAN RADIO AHEAD TO OTHER TRINITY TRANSIT BUS DRIVERS TO REQUEST THAT, IF POSSIBLE, THEY WAIT FOR PASSENGERS WHO ARE CONNECTING FROM ONE TRINITY TRANSIT BUS TO ANOTHER.   PLEASE INFORM THE BUS DRIVERS OF YOUR CONNECTION NEEDS AND THEY WILL DO THEIR BEST TO FACILITATE YOUR CONNECTIONS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.