Interstate 80: Donner Summit Rest Areas to Temporarily Close for Maintenance Work


Interstate 80

District: District 3 - Marysville
Contact: Raquel Borrayo
Phone: 530-634-7640

Nevada County  – Caltrans is alerting motorists of alternating, planned closures of the eastbound and westbound Donner Summit State Roadside Rest Areas (SRRA) this week for maintenance work.

Caltrans maintenance crews will be restriping the rest area parking lots and performing other miscellaneous work following a heavy winter snow season in the Sierra.

Alternating rest areas will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days:

  • Eastbound: Wednesday, June 26
  • Westbound: Thursday, June 27

The Gold Run SRRA’s located between Alta and Colfax will be open during Donner Summit maintenance work.

Weather or unexpected events may delay or prolong the work. Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The department will issue updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.