Alturas 299 Widening - Fact Sheet
The Alturas 299 Widening project proposes to improve safety and pedestrian mobility on a section of highway in Alturas on State Route (SR) 299 from Mill Street to Highway 395. This project proposes to install underground drainage features as well as concrete valley gutters to improve drainage along the highway. Turn pockets at key intersections will reduce traffic queuing and wider paved shoulders will accommodate pedestrians and bicycles. The anticipated start of construction is May 2014 with expected completion in 2016.