Interstate 80 Maintenance Work Planned for the Next Couple of Weeks


District: District 3 - Marysville
Contact: Raquel Borrayo
Phone: Office: (530) 634-7640; (530) 701-5209

 Nevada County – Caltrans is alerting motorists of planned maintenance work on Interstate 80 in the Sierra with CHP manning rolling traffic breaks to ensure highway worker safety.

Beginning Monday, July 22, Caltrans maintenance crews will be implementing intermittent lane and shoulder closures on eastbound and westbound I-80 between the Nevada state line and Floriston for a sweeping operation. Work is scheduled from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will be completed by Thursday, August 1. Motorists should anticipate travel delays during this period.

Caltrans is also closing the eastbound and westbound Donner Summit State Roadside Rest Areas (SRRA) from 8 a.m. Monday, July 22 through 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 for emergency water line repairs. 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.