District: District 3 - Marysville
Amarjeet S. Benipal, District Director
Phone: (530) 701-5209
Detour Route Available During Paving Work South of Auburn
Placer County – Caltrans is alerting State Route 49 (SR-49) motorists of upcoming overnight highway closures south of Auburn between Lincoln Way and Old Foresthill Road for paving work.
Between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday, August 7 and Monday, August 8, SR-49 will be closed to traffic for paving operations. Motorists will be detoured around the highway closure via Lincoln Way, Foresthill Road and Old Foresthill Road. Motorist should allow for an additional 15 minutes of travel time during the paving work.
Caltrans is reminding commercial vehicles that tractor trailers over 30 feet long from kingpin to axel and oversized loads are not advised on this segment of SR-49 and nearby local roads. Alternate routes are recommended during paving work.
The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather, equipment or material availability or other unexpected events.
Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The department will issue project updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.