Overnight Closures of State Route 49 Scheduled for Paving Work


California State Route 49

District: District 3 - Marysville
Amarjeet S. Benipal, District Director
Contact:Raquel Borrayo
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.

Map showing the location of a paving project south of Auburn on State Route 49. The highway will be closed overnight from Lincoln Way to Old Foresthill Road. Motorists will be detoured during the closure via Lincoln Way, Foresthill Road and Old Foresthill Road.

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.