California Department of Transportation - District 2

Current Highway Conditions & Planned Roadwork


Slow for the Cone Zone
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Traffic alerts Provided by Caltrans District 2

Mt Shasta at I-5 Sweetbrier

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INTERSTATE 5/ANTLER'S BRIDGE: Contractors have begun working on the Interstate 5 approaches to the Antler's Bridge in Lakehead. One lane is closed in each direction through September. A surveillance vehicle will monitor traffic on designated holidays.

TRINITY 3 SLIP OUT: Crews are removing debris from State Route 3 in Trinity County at Slate Creek. The road is closed but there is an alternate route around the closure via Trinity Dam Blvd. and Slate Creek Road. The following restrictions apply: 4-wheel drive vehicles are recommended. No trailers. Under one-way traffic control at ALL times. Access is subject to change due to road and weather conditions and the need for continued improvements. Priority given to emergency and service vehicles and local residts. An additional alternate route is available via Trnity Mountain Road/Eastside Road betwen SR 299 near French Gulch and Trinity Center. Vehicles travel on unpaved surface and should proceed slowly and with caution. Delays on alternate route between 10-15 minutes.

SR 299/BUCKHORN GRADE: Construction crews have begun work on the sixth phase of the Capstone project between Redding and Weaverville. 24 hour traffic control is in effect seven days a week due to the unpaved road. However, construction crews will only be working from 6:00 p.m.--6:00 a.m. Delays are expected to be between 30-45 mins.

Maintenance crews will also be performing paving operations on SR 299 between Crystal Creek Road and Trinity Alley in Old Shasta. Work will take place May 2nd-5th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Delays are expected to be about 10 minutes.

SR 96/SEIAD: Emergency work is underway on State Route 96 near Seiad. One-way traffic control is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week while crews repair the roadway. Construction is expected to last until May 2016.

SR 273/Shasta County: PG&E is making improvements to its natural gas pipeline serving the Redding area. This will impact Highway 273 and various side streets. PG&E will continue to provide updates on their work schedule on this site. You may also contact your local PG & E representative Alan Lowman at (916) 936-7649 or send an email to for more information.

299W/Junction City-Industrial Parkway: Pavement work has begun on the Weaverville Pavement project. One-way traffic control with a pilot car and flaggers is in place from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Delays are expected to be 12-15 mins.

299W/COLLINS BAR CURVE: Slide removal is taking place in Trinity County 0.5 miles east of Burnt Ranch to 1.5 miles east of Burnt Ranch. One way traffic control in effect from 6:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

299 W/ENCHILADA CURVE IMPROVEMENT: Safety improvements are being made on the curve 0.5 mile east of Humboldt/Trinity County line to 0.1 mile west of Salyer. One way traffic control will be in effect between 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

299 E/PIT ONE SHOULDER WIDENING: Crews are working to widen the shoulders at the narrow pass on Pit One Summit. 24 hour traffic control is in place. Expect 10-15 minute delays.

INTERSTATE 5-RED BLUFF ON/OFF RAMPS: Grinding and paving on several on/off ramps on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff will begin May 8, 2016. Work will be done on the Central Red bluff Interchange, the Diamond Avenue and South Main Street ramps. All closures are expected to occur at night. The project is expected to be completed by the middle of June.

INTERSTATE 5-SOUTH WEED PROJECT: Work will begin on the South Weed Project on May 3, 2016. Construction will take place from just north of Mt. Shasta to Central Weed. During the first phase, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Truck Village to Central Weed. Ramp closures, with detours, will take place intermittently during this first phase. 30 minute delays are possible during peak travel times. The entire project is expected to be completed by October 2017.


Both the north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning are closed during construction. The Rest Areas will be completely remodeled over two construction seasons. The next SRRA in the southbound direction is located just outside Artois in Willows. In the northbound direction the closest SRRA is 4.4 miles north of Red Bluff.