District 2 - Redding

Welcome to our District

We build and maintain state routes in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties, and portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.

September 2017

The information below is for District 2 planned lane closures only. For current Statewide real-time traffic information including chain controls, check Caltrans Quickmap. You may also call (530) 225-3452 for road updates, or follow us on Twitter: ‎@CaltransD2.


INTERSTATE 5 - two bridges by the Collier Rest Area

One lane closure. The Klamath River Bridge, northbound I-5 and also a smaller bridge over Klamath Rd are going through construction work, replacing guard rails. This is by the Collier Rest Area, north of Yreka. The northbound side of this project is expected to be completed by November 2017, and the southbound side will go to the next construction season. Expect minimal delays and please slow down while driving in this area.


INTERSTATE 5 - between Weed/Mount Shasta (60+ miles North of Redding)

Alternating lane closures. Expect minor delays and intermittent ramp closures due to construction operations including paving, striping and other, for about 12 miles, between Weed and Mt. Shasta.


INTERSTATE 5 - Antlers Bridge Area, 23 miles north of Redding

Highway construction and bridge work continue north and south of the Antlers Bridge on I-5 in Shasta County. Expect minimal delays Monday to Friday starting at 6:00 a.m.
No work going on during the weekends.

sidehill project

INTERSTATE 5 - southbound, 16 miles north of Redding

The Sidehill project on I-5, will replace the existing bridge with an 800 ft long bridge over a 400 ft long arch. Motorists driving southbound are asked to slow down and follow the signs for one lane closure to the left. Motorists driving northbound won't be affected by this project.

Lassen Lodge Project

STATE ROUTE 36 - east of Red Bluff

Near Lassen National Park in Tehama County, between Paynes Creek and the town of Mineral, 24-hour traffic control operations with up to 30 to 40 minutes traffic delays, 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Vehicles are traveling on an unpaved surface following a pilot car.


STATE ROUTE 36 - west of Red Bluff
Realignment project between post mile 36.05 and 40.44 in Humboldt County (west of Dinsmore).

Full highway closures: Monday through Friday between 8 am and 12 pm, and again between 1pm and 5pm. Please note that closures stop at 3 pm on Fridays. Also, Monday through Friday, traffic will be allowed through between 12 pm and 1 pm. During evenings and weekends, motorists can expect one-way traffic control with up to 30 minute delays. Anticipated to end in November, 2017.

State Route 70


SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE: Traffic signal 5 miles east of Quincy due to bridge rehabilitation; work will continue through November. Expect 10-minute delays.

EAST OF TWAIN: Temporary traffic signal for one-way traffic control installed on State Route 70 just east of Twain. The signal is in place while storm damage repair to the retaining wall is completed. The work will continue through November.


STATE ROUTE 89 Greenville

SR 89 in Greenville is open to traffic; however, motorists may encounter workers either side of the highway. This project is almost completed. A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and a Walk the Project event are scheduled for Friday, September 29 at 11 am, and Saturday, September 30, at 11 am, respectively.

State Route 96

STATE ROUTE 96 - Happy Camp

The road is open, all lanes. However, motorists may encounter Caltrans employees doing work at various locations throughout State Route 96, and at some points, there may be traffic control operations with minimal delays. Caltrans is working on a long strecht of SR96, repairing the road from winter/storm damage.

State Route 139


Two pavement projects are taking place on SR-139, one of them near Ambrose and the other one near Perez. Motorists can expect minimal delays to up to 15 minutes in both projects. The contractor, Rocky Mountain Construction, plans to work Monday thru Friday, from 7AM to 7PM. The anticipated completion date for these projects is October 31, 2017.

State Route 147

STATE ROUTE 147 Hamilton Bridge

The road between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is closed due to bridge replacement work. The bridge is located on State Route 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13. Detours are clearly marked via County Road A13 and SR 36.

Helena Fire Road Repair

STATE ROUTE 299 at - between Junction City and Big Flat

Caltrans and its contractor are currently repairing the stretch of State Route 299 affected by the Helena fire (Trinity County), removing rock loose from slopes and timber from adjacent areas burnt by the blaze.
The road continues closed most of the time, except for the following single-time openings:

Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30
9 am  |  12 pm  |  3 pm

Overnight: At 6 pm, the highway will be under one-way traffic control until next morning at 7:45 am. Caltrans will update when anticipated schedules for October are decided. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Big French Creek

STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek

Monday through Saturday - One way traffic control from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, with delays up to 30 minutes; please follow instructions by flaggers and follow a pilot car. Overnight, from 6 pm to 6 am next day, follow a traffic signal.

Sundays Open all day on Sunday, from 6:00 a.m. through Monday at 6:00 a.m. One-way traffic control, with up to 5 minute delays.

Image of sr299 in Shasta County

STATE ROUTE 299 at Buckhorn Grade

One way traffic control at the Buckhorn Grade located between the Shasta/Trinity County line and Crystal Creek Road, about 15 miles west of Redding, Monday - Friday, 6 AM to 7PM. Thank you for your patience as we complete unexpected work on SR 299 at Buckhorn Summit.  For this week, longer delays of up to 40 minutes to an hour are necessary as the contractor must use a special paver on this project, which is available on a limited basis.  The length of the closure is increased for this operation. Completion of this operation is anticipated by the end of the month. 

Travel Conditions


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You can also call 1-800-427-7623 for current highway conditions.

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Contact Information

General Information:

Phone: 530-225-3426
Fax: (530) 229-0502

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

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