Butte 162 Roadway Widening

Project Facts

Description

  • Construct a two-way left turn lane.
  • Widen shoulders to 8 feet.
  • Create a clear recovery zone for vehicles.
  • Install drainage ditches and culverts.
  • Rehabilitate asphalt and replace highway striping.

What We Are Doing

This project will improve safety on State Route 162 between Foothill Boulevard and the Gold Country Casino by providing a two-way left turn, standard 8-feet wide shoulders and a clear recovery zone to reduce traffic collisions.

Funding Breakdown

Total cost: $22.4 million

Project Schedule

Project Approval & Environmental Document – February 1, 2019
Design Completed – November 1, 2019
Advertise Project – April 14, 2020
Begin Construction – July 1, 2020
Expected Completion - July 1, 2022

Partnership

none

Project Contacts

Cameron Knudson
Project Manager
(530) 218-1820
cameron.knudson@dot.ca.gov

Gilbert Mohtes-Chan
Public Information Officer
(530) 741-4571
gilbert.mohtes-chan@dot.ca.gov