Maintenance Work at I-80 Donner Summit Rest Areas Extended


Interstate 80

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



NEVADA COUNTY – Pavement grinding work at the Interstate 80 Donner Summit Safety Roadside Rest Areas (SRRA) will continue next week, requiring alternating daytime closures of the rest areas.

Repairs to the parking lot pavement will continue Monday and Tuesday at the eastbound and westbound rest areas. The parking lot pavement is being prepared for repaving, which is set for later in May.  

Motorists may expect temporary closures of the rest areas during grinding work.

  • Westbound Donner Summit Rest Area: Monday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Eastbound Donner Summit Rest Area: Tuesday, May 5 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

During the alternating Donner Summit rest area closures, the Gold Run rest areas along Interstate 80 will remain open for motorists and truckers.

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 Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.