District: District 3 - Marysville
Contact: Dennis Keaton
Phone: (530) 741-5474; (916) 825-5252
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sacramento County — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduling overnight lane closures for the SAC 5 Corridor Enhancement Project this week over the next three evenings lasting into the early morning hours.
Motorists traveling on I-5 and U.S. Hwy 50 should expect delays and plan for additional travel time on southbound I-5.
Caltrans suggests using State Route 99, SR-51 (Capital City Freeway/ Business 80) and/or I-80 as alternate routes.
- Thursday 1/14:9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Friday 1/15: 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
- Saturday 1/16:8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
- Southbound I-5 from the US50/I-5 connector to just south of Florin Rd.
The ongoing work is part of a $370 million project to rehabilitate 67-lane miles of roadway, build 23 miles of carpool lanes, add 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.
Crews are scheduled to work in the construction zone during the day and night, and the speed limit has been reduced for the safety of workers and motorists. The speed limit will be enforced 24/7. Caltrans advices motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert” – someone’s loved one is at work.
Work is scheduled to begin as listed but subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/ or materials, and construction related issues. Check out Caltrans’ “Caltrans QuickMap” for current road conditions or download the free QuickMap app on the App Store or Google Play. Motorists also can call the California Highway Information Network automated phone service at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
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