FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is continuing a series of Extended Weekend partial highway closures on Interstate 5 for the SAC 5 Corridor Enhancement Project in September.
The weekend construction work involves closing two lanes for northbound and southbound directions from Friday night through early Monday morning.
Caltrans urges motorists traveling along I-5 to expect delays and plan for additional travel time. Caltrans suggests using State Route 99 as an alternative.
The around the clock construction work will require heavy equipment and commercial trucking. A contractor is scheduled for removal of PCC pavement, roadway excavation, placing aggregate base, HMA paving, and striping work.
Nearby residents can expect loud jack hammer type and commercial truck back-up beeping noises during day and nighttime hours.
- From 10 p.m. Friday, September 11 through 5 a.m. Monday, September 14.
- NB Lane #1 closed North of Laguna Blvd to North of Pocket Road. (Additional lane closure may be needed depending on traffic flow.)
- NB Lanes #1 and #2 will be closed from P Street to North of Richards Blvd.
- SB Lanes #3 and #4 will be closed from the Boat Section to I-5 and U.S. Hwy 50 Interchange.
- I and P Street On-Ramps to SB I-5
- Richard’s Blvd On-ramp to SB I-5
The ongoing work is part of a $370 million project to rehabilitate 67 lane miles of roadway and build 23 miles of carpool lanes, add additional sound walls and improve the existing electrical and drainage systems.
Motorists traveling through the work zone should expect lane restrictions and should be aware of commercial work vehicles traveling in and out of the area. The work zone speed limit has been reduced to 55 mph and the California Highway Patrol will be present for traffic enforcement. For more information on this project text 'FixSac5' to 81257 or visit FixSac5. Caltrans encourages the public to follow construction updates on Twitter and Facebook @FixSac5.
Weather or unexpected events may delay or prolong the work. Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.
Continue to Practice Social Distancing and Keep Washing Your Hands.