Caltrans Begins Project to Replace Mesh Drapery System on SR-89


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


Placer County — Caltrans is alerting motorists to expect a traffic shift and minor delays this week on State Route 89 (SR-89) near Pole Creek Road in Placer County for a rockfall protection construction project.

State Route 89 (SR-89) near Pole Creek Road in Placer County Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays, motorists should expect a traffic shift near Pole Creek Road while construction crews work on the nearby mountain slope. The work schedule and traffic delays are subject to change based on the nature of construction activities.

The work is part of a $600,000 project to replace a failed mesh drapery system along the southbound side of the highway. Access Limited Construction of Oceano, San Luis Obispo County,A is the prime contractor for the project, which is expected to be completed by the end of June. Weather or other unexpected delays may prolong the construction work.

Caltrans reminds motorists to Be Work Zone Alert and slow in work zones for the safety of travelers and crews performing these construction improvements. The department will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3, on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3 and on the Caltrans District 3 website. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.