FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.