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Posted on: January 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Road Closure in Contra Costa County

Norris Canyon Rd west of Ashbourne Rd bank erosion 1 20 23

Contra Costa County Public Works Road Closure Information

(Updated) January 20, 2023, 8:35 p.m., Contra Costa County, CA - Contra Costa County Public Works has responded to emergency calls due to flooding, mudslides and other issues related to the recent storms. Below is the current status of the county maintained roads in unincorporated Contra Costa County:

 Road Embankment Failure on Norris Canyon RdNorris Canyon Rd west of Ashbourne Rd bank erosion 1 20 23

  • Norris Canyon Rd is closed to all traffic between Ashbourne Drive & the Alameda County line due to road embankment failure. Please use I-680 to I-580 as a detour. We will provide updates as they become available.

Please avoid this area and limit traveling during stormy weather, unless necessary, due to localized flooding, downed trees, and hazardous situations. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads - driving, riding or walking.  We also advise residents to stay out of the creeks and flood control channels.

For road closure updates & other important information follow us on Twitter @cccpublicworks:

For winter storm preparedness tips & resources-including flood forecasting tools: 

County Public Works Maintenance crews are assessing all County sandbag stations and will replenish sand and sandbags in anticipation of future storm events. Sand & sandbags are free, please bring a shovel. To find your nearest sandbag station visit: 

County Public Works Maintenance road crews maintain the storm drain inlets through a program of annual inspection and cleaning.  To report a clogged catch basin or drainage inlet, in unincorporated Contra Costa County, please call the Public Works Maintenance Division at 925-313-7000 during work hours and after hours call Sheriff’s Dispatch at 925-646-2441. To learn how you can report service issues to us from your mobile device using our free Mobile Citizen App visit: 


About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 150 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sandbag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. CCCPWD operates two airports, Buchanan Field Airport in Concord and Byron Airport in Byron. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us at 


Contact: Kelly Kalfsbeek 925.313.2115, 925.723.2382


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