Sierra Roadwork Schedule

Sunday through Saturday
February 3 - February 9, 2019

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the Long Ravine underpass to just east of the Magra Road Overcrossing: Major roadwork for the winter is suspended on a $50.6 million project to construct a three-mile truck climbing lane on eastbound I-80 and make other improvements to the interstate just east of Colfax, including replacing and widening the Cape Horn undercrossing bridge. Other work including retaining wall and slope reconstruction may proceed during the winter season, weather permitting.

 

Feb. 6

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Magra Road Overcrossing: Westbound motorists can expect a full offramp closure from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday for sign work.

 

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

 

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from the Placer County line to the State Route 20 junction: Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Slate Castle Ranch Road to Yuba Pass Summit: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the El Dorado County line to the Nevada County line: Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Gold Run State Roadside Rest Area: Westbound and eastbound motorists can expect around the clock closures of the rest areas for waste water treatment system repairs. There is currently no estimated time for reopening

State Route 174 (Placer County) from South Auburn Street to the Nevada County Line: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from the Placer County Line to the State Route 49 junction: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.

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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