FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sacramento — Caltrans and Norcal Paving, a joint venture of A. Teichert and Son Inc. and Granite Construction Companies, is scheduled to continue partial daytime and nighttime highway closures this weekend for the Interstate 5 Corridor Enhancement (FixSac5) Project.
Crews are scheduled for sign work on northbound and southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) from the U.S. 50 interchange to J Street.
CLOSURE TIME AND LOCATIONS:
10 p.m. Saturday, June 25 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 27
- Southbound I-5 lane #4 (outside lane) from J Street Off-ramp to Q Street Overcrossing
- I Street to Southbound I-5 On-ramp
- Southbound I-5 to Q Street Off-ramp
All lanes and ramps are scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, June 27
- From southbound I-5, North of the American River and Garden Highway take the westbound I-80 San Francisco (EXIT 522) to eastbound U.S. 50 Sacramento (EXIT 82).
Southbound Interstate 5 motorists north of the American River and Garden Highway are encouraged to use the westbound Interstate 80 Junction to westbound U.S. Highway 50 as an alternate route around the construction work zone. Motorists choosing to use I-5 during the partial closures should expect delays and plan for additional travel time.
Motorists should be aware of commercial work vehicles traveling in and out of the area.
The adhering to the posted speed limit signs. The closures and speed-limit reductions are necessary for the safety of motorists and workers. Please “Be Work Zone Alert.”
Nearby residents can expect loud construction and commercial truck back-up beeping noises during day and nighttime hours.
The speed limit has been reduced to 55 mph through the construction zone 24/7. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be patrolling the project site and ticketing motorists who are not adhering to the posted speed limit signs. The closures and speed-limit reductions are necessary for the safety of motorists and workers. Please “Be Work Zone Alert.”
Crews have built sound walls and completed the Casilada Pedestrian Overcrossing as part of the project and are now working to repair 67 lane miles of Interstate 5, build 23 miles of carpool lanes, and complete improvements to the existing electrical and drainage systems along this corridor. The project is expected to be completed by late 2022.
This $370 million project includes $48.3 million in funding from Senate Bill (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. SB 1 provides $5 billion in transportation funding annually split between the state and local agencies. For more information about other transportation projects funded by SB 1, visit Rebuilding California.
For more information on this project text “FixSac5” to 74121 or visit fixSac5. Caltrans encourages the public to follow construction updates on Twitter and Facebook @FixSac5.
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 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).