FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SACRAMENTO COUNTY — Motorists can expect travel delays beginning this weekend on Interstate 80 in north Sacramento for ramp and overcrossing construction work.
A contractor will be closing the on and off-ramps at Norwood Avenue to westbound I-80 around the clock starting at 10 p.m. Friday, September 13 and continuing through 6 a.m. Sunday, September 15.
Caltrans advises motorists to plan for these delays and allow additional travel time. The California Highway Patrol will be at the work sites for traffic enforcement. Use the following detours.
DETOUR- Northbound Norwood to Westbound I-80:
- From NB Norwood use the slip on-ramp to EB I-80, then exit Marysville (Exit 91) to turn around and return to WB I-80.
- From WB I-80 motorists looking to exit onto Norwood use the next off-ramp at Northgate (Exit 89) and return on EB I-80 back to Norwood (Exit 90).
DETOUR- Southbound Norwood to Westbound I-80:
- From SB Norwood to WB I-80 use the on-ramp to EB I-80, take the off-ramp at Marysville (Exit 91) and turn around back onto WB I-80.
The work is part of a pavement rehabilitation project to repair and update the surfaces of nine overcrossings in North Sacramento. More information on this project can be located here.
Weather or unexpected events may delay or prolong the work. Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The department will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.