Sierra Roadwork Schedule

Sunday through Saturday
January 7 - January 13, 2018

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass to .2 miles east of Magra Road overcrossing: Roadwork continues for a $50.6 million project to construct 3 miles of additional truck climbing lane and other improvements to primarily eastbound I-80 east of Colfax, including widening the Cape Horn undercrossing bridge. 

UPDATE: Lane closures on the county roadway under the bridge for bridge work are in winter suspension.

Other Long Term Projects (Sierra/Nevada/Placer Counties)

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Nevada Street overcrossing (Maple Street and Placer Street): Motorists can expect partial ramp closure of the right lane from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. until February 26 for miscellaneous work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Weimar Cross Road overcrossing to WB I-80:  Motorists can expect partial ramp closure of right lane and shoulder from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) at the Weimar Cross Road/West Paoli Lane overcrossing to EB I-80:  Motorists can expect partial ramp closure of right lane and shoulder from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) from the Newcastle Union Pacific overcrossing to the Hwy 193 junction: Motorists can expect right lane and shoulder closures from 10 p.m. Monday night through 6 a.m. Tuesday for tree work.

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The Caltrans District Traffic Management Branch 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.

Lanes are numbered from the center divide (#1) to the shoulder (#2, 3, 4, etc.).

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit the Caltrans website at: www.dot.ca.gov

For the latest chain control information in the Northern Sierra, visit the Caltrans District 3 North Region Winter Operations website located at: www.dot.ca.gov/dist3/departments/mtce/controlmp.htm