Alternating Closures of I-80 Donner Summit Rest Areas Scheduled for Maintenance Work


Interstate 80

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



Nevada County – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 (I-80) motorists to expect alternating closures of the Donner Summit Safety Roadside Rest Areas (SRRA) next week for maintenance activities.

The I-80 eastbound SRRA will be closed Monday, September 12 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Tuesday, September 13, the I-80 westbound SRRA will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The schedule is subject to change due to weather, equipment or material availability, or other unexpected events.

Caltrans maintenance crews will be restriping the rest area parking lots and performing litter removal and various other maintenance activities. During the temporary closures, I-80 motorists are advised to use the Gold Run SRRA’s, approximately 34 miles west of Donner Summit.

Caltrans District 3 is responsible for maintaining and operating 4,385 lane miles in 11 Sacramento Valley and Northern Sierra counties. For project updates, follow Caltrans District 3 on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans' Quickmap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.


Screenshot of Quickmap showing the location on Interstate 80 of the Gold Run and Donner Summit rest areas. The Gold Run rest areas are approximately 34 miles west of the Donner Summit rest areas.  The Donner Summit rest areas are approximately nine miles west of Truckee.