Expect Travel Delays on I-80 Eastbound in Sierra for Maintenance Repairs

Published:

Interstate 80

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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Map showing the location of emergency maintenance repair work on I-80 eastbound from a segment east of Boca to Floriston in Nevada County.Nevada County – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 (I-80) eastbound motorists to expect travel delays between Truckee and the California-Nevada border for emergency maintenance repair work.

Beginning today at 7 p.m., Caltrans maintenance crews will close the #2 (right) eastbound lane of I-80 between Boca and Floriston. The lane closure will remain in effect until 2 p.m. Thursday, with repair operations resuming from 7 p.m. Thursday through 4 a.m. Friday if needed.

Maintenance crews will be repairing concrete barrier walls, replacing guardrail and highway delineators and continuing HAZMAT cleanup from a spate of recent semitruck collisions in the area stemming from a wet weather system.

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.

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