District 2 - Redding
Serving Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties. District 2 also services portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.
District 2 at a Glance
District 2 main offices are in Redding, California. At 27,307 square miles, we're the second largest district (area) in the state. We are a rural district, with a population of 13 people per square mile, compared with 225 statewide. We maintain 1750 center line miles, or more than 4,000 lane miles, of highways. Our valleys, foothills, and mountain ranges border Oregon to the North, Nevada to the East, District 3 - Marysville/Sacramento to the South, and District 1 - Eureka to the West. We have 19 Safety Roadside Rest Areas and 22 Maintenance Stations.
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District 2 has over 850 employees in many locations spread throughout the district. We have four district divisions, and several regional divisions, which have employees who are shared between Districts 1, 2, and 3. The four district divisions are Administration, Maintenance & Traffic Operations, Planning & Local Assistance and Program/Project Management. Regional divisions include Construction, Environmental, Right of Way and Surveys.
Statewide, Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center. To read more about Caltrans at the statewide level, you can go to Caltrans headquarters About Caltrans page.
District 2 Road Conditions
District 2 Road Information Hotline: (530) 225-3452
Please call the Caltrans District 2 Road Information Hotline at (530) 225-3452 for current road and traffic conditions. The office is not staffed on nights and weekends, but the hotline will be updated as needed.
ROAD CLOSURE AND TRAFFIC CONTROL
Current as of May 26, 2017 -- PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO WORK SCHEDULES
INTERSTATE 5 - SOUTH WEED PROJECT:
NB I-5 between Vista Drive and SR 97, traffic is currently down to one lane for grinding and paving operations.
SB I-5 between Deetz Road (Truck Village) to .5 miles north of North Mount Shasta Blvd exit, traffic is down to one lane for grinding and paving operations.
Crews will be working Friday, May 26th and again on Tuesday May 30th, but the lane closures will remain in effect throughout the weekend. Motorists should expect at least 30 minute delays in the area. There are no ramp closures at this time, however the NB Vista Drive on ramp and SB Vista Drive off ramps are currently at half-width. Motorists are asked to slow down in and around work areas.
STATE ROUTE 36 - LASSEN LODGE near Mineral, NO CONSTRUCTION during Memorial Day Weekend.
STATE ROUTE 44 east of Viola - Beginning on Tuesday, May 30th, 24-hr one-way traffic control will be in effect for up to three weeks. Motorists should plan for at least a 20 minimum delay during these times. Completion of this safety project is anticipated for mid-summer.
STATE ROUTE 70:
- PULGA - Temporary 24-hour signal with one-way-traffic control
- TWAIN TO THE SPANISH CREEK BRIDGE --Storm damage repairs are expected to resume after Memorial Day.
- SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE -- Long-term, 24-hour traffic signal. Expect 10-minute delays through October.
- GREENVILLE REHABILITATION OVERLAY: Work in Greenville has resumed on with one-way-traffic control and up to 10 minute delays, Monday through Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Work will continue through October.
SR 96 -- 4 miles west of Happy Camp ongoing 24/7 one-way-traffic control remains in effect with up to 20 minute delays.
STATE ROUTE 147 between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is CLOSED for bridge replacement work. The bridge is located on SR 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13. Clearly marked detours will be provided via County Road A13 and SR 36. This area will remain CLOSED until November.
STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek
NO CONSTRUCTION ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY OR MONDAY. Work will resume on Tuesday at 6 a.m. Roadway is still under one-way-traffic control. Expect delays due to Memorial Weekend travel.
Monday to Friday -- Single-time openings every 1/2 hour from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day. One-way traffic control with minimum delays and overnight from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am with up to 1 hour, one-way traffic control.
Weekends -- Open all day from Saturday at 6:00 a.m. through Monday at 6:00 am. One-way traffic control, with up to 15-minute delays.
All detour openings are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions or for safety reasons.
HONEY LAKE SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA -- The Honey Lake Rest Area on HWY 395 in Lassen County near Janesville, CA, will be CLOSED starting at 7:00 AM, May 31, 2017. Closure of the rest area is necessary in order to transition to the new wastewater system. Both the water and wastewater systems will not be functional during this transition. The project is anticipated to be completed by July 31, 2017.
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