California Department of Transportation
 

Road Information Bulletin

Del Norte and Humboldt Counties:
Myles Cochrane, Public Information Officer
Phone: (707) 445-6312, TTY 711
E-mail: Myles_Cochrane@dot.ca.gov


Lake and Mendocino Counties:
Phil Frisbie, Jr., Public Information Officer
Phone: (707) 441-4678, TTY 711
E-mail: Phil_Frisbie@dot.ca.gov

Road Conditions: 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD)
http://www.dot.ca.gov/


Major roadwork scheduled
Friday, September 4 through Thursday, September 10

The following scheduled roadwork has been verified at time of release. Please keep in mind work is weather permitting and subject to change. For updates to this list, please revisit this web page or check with the California Highway Information Network (CHIN) at www.dot.ca.gov/ or 1-800-GAS-ROAD (1-800-427-7623). For information pertaining to emergency roadwork, check the CHIN. For media updates, please contact the appropriate Public Information Officer listed above.

Caltrans will suspend work on Northern California highways from Friday, September 4, through Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend.  However, due to unforeseen circumstances, it may be necessary for Caltrans Maintenance forces to respond to emergency situations.


Del Norte County

Route 101 (2.0/2.3) – Emergency drainage work 1.3 miles to 1.6 miles south of South Bank Road will continue.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions at all hours.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101SA

Route 101 (35.8/39.8) – Pavement repairs from the Smith River Overflow to Fred D Haight Drive will begin on Tuesday, September 8. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 20-minute delays. LC#C101PB

Route 101 (37/38.9) – Pedestrian cable railing installation approximately one mile south of Wilson Lane will begin on Wednesday, September 9. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. LC#C101OB

Route 197 (4.8/5.3) – Emergency bridge work near the Sultan Creek Crossing will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect at all hours. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C197AA

Route 199 (33.4) – Routine maintenance will continue at the Collier Rest Area. It will be closed overnight from 4:30 PM to 9 AM. LC#M199BA


Humboldt County

Route 101 (40.7/43) – Routine maintenance will continue from 1 mile north of the Redcrest Bridge Undercrossing to 1.5 miles north of Bear Creek will continue. A southbound lane closure will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101IB

Route 101 (45.6/46.1) – Paving operations from the Greenlaw Creek Bridge to Jordan Creek will begin on Tuesday, September 8. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101ZA

Route 101 (53.9/54) – Emergency bridge work at the northbound Eel River Bridge just north of Rio Dell will continue. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101XA

Route 101 (61.53) – Paving operations at the Fortuna Overhead Bridge will begin on Tuesday, September 8. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions from 7AM to 7PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101ZA

Route 101 (87.8) – Repairs at the Arcata Overhead Bridge will begin on Tuesday, September 8. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions overnight from 7PM to 7AM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101NB

Route 169 (19.8/23.6) – Roadway widening near Cappell Creek will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 4PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. LC#C169EA

Route 299 (5.5/11) – Paving operations from the Blue Lake undercrossing to North Fork Mad River will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. LC#C299IA

Route 299 (31.8/33.2) – Retaining wall construction from 1.2 miles east of Cedar Creek Road to 1.0 mile west of East Fork Willow Creek will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 3PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#C299JA


Lake County

Route 20 (13.1/31.6) – Pavement repairs from Rosemont Drive to the junction of Routes 20/53 will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6PM to 9AM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays.  LC#C20CA

Route 20 (23.0/25.0) – Lake County Special Districts has been granted a Caltrans encroachment permit to perform utility work from Paradise Cove to Mitchell Road.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 3PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#P20AA

Route 29 (34.3/40.1) – Pavement repairs from Main Street in Kelseyville to the junction of Routes 29/175 near Lakeport will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6PM to 6AM.  Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays.  LC#C29AA

Route 29 (37.6) – PG&E has been granted a Caltrans encroachment permit to perform utility work near the Adobe Creek Bridge on Wednesday, September 9.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 10AM to 3PM.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#P29BA

Route 281 (15.9) – Old Muddy LLC has been granted a Caltrans encroachment permit to install a commercial driveway just east of Inca Way beginning Tuesday, September 8.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 3PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#P281AA


Mendocino County

Route 1 (66.0/67.1) – Caltrans will perform maintenance near Simpson Road beginning Wednesday, September 9. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 4PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#M1DA

Route 1 (70.5) – Highway repairs just north of Ocean Meadows Circle will continue.  One-way traffic control with a temporary signal will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C1DA

Route 1 (85.3/104.7) – Drainage repairs at various locations from Hardy Creek to the South Fork Eel River Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C1MA

Route 101 (4.5/5.0) – Caltrans will perform slide repairs near the Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge (near Frog Woman Rock).  Northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.  LC#M101GA

Route 101 (17.5/20.9) – Pavement repairs from 0.3 miles north of Nelson Road to the Robinson Creek Bridge will continue.  In two-lane sections, one-way traffic control will be in effect from 6PM to 6AM, weekdays, and motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays.  In four-lane sections, traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays, and motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns.  At the Robinson Overcrossing and El Roble Overcrossing interchanges, ramps will be intermittently closed from 4AM to 3PM, weekdays, and motorists should seek an alternate route.  No consecutive offramps or onramps will be closed at the same time.  LC#C101KB

Route 101 (49/49.7) – Mitigation work from the North Willits Railroad Crossing to the entrance of Georgia Pacific will continue. Intermittent full highway closures will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C101IB

Route 128 (8.0/50.9) – Culvert rehabilitation at various locations from Paul M. Dimmick Park to the Mendocino/Sonoma County line will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C128CA, C128AA

A retaining wall project on Route 128 in Sonoma County will impact Mendocino County traffic.  Full nighttime road closures from 11PM to 5AM will be in effect Monday evening through Friday morning.  Motorists will need to seek an alternate route such as Route 253 to U.S. Highway 101.

Slow for the Cone Zone

Caltrans wishes to advise motorists to drive with caution when approaching work areas and to be prepared to stop at traffic control stations.

The Caltrans Traffic Operations Office has reviewed each project and determined that individual project delays are expected to be less than the statewide policy maximum of 30 minutes, unless noted otherwise above. (Bold type denotes a change from the previous bulletin.)