Highway 49 Placer County Rehabilitation Project

Project Facts


This project proposes to rehabilitate the existing pavement on State Route 49 in and near Auburn from 0.1 mile south of the 49/80 interchange to 0.1 mile north of Dry Creek Road. The proposed work includes: improving operational features, upgrading pedestrian facilities, replacing or relocating associated electrical facilities (including a new traffic signal), rehabilitating the existing drainage facilities, widening shoulders at designated places, and providing Class II bike lanes.

Project Benefits

To improve pavement quality, ease congestion, and improve pedestrian and bicycle facilities.

Funding Breakdown

Local: $0
State: $0
Federal: $39,500,000
Estimated Total Project Cost: $39,500,000

Project Schedule

Design Completed: 06/29/2018
Advertise: 11/13/2018
Begin Construction: 03/2019
Expected Completion: 12/2021

Project News

03.28.22 Caltrans Improves State Route 49 in Auburn

11.17.21 Traffic Delays Anticipated on State Route 49 in Auburn During Electrical Cabinet Replacement

11.15.21 Caltrans Making Progress on Traffic Signal Timing Issues on State Route 49 in Auburn

11.04.21 Caltrans Working to Resolve Traffic Signal Timing Issues on State Route 49 in Auburn 

08.06.21 Traffic Delays Anticipated on SR-49 in Auburn During Signal Work

07.01.21 Striping Work Starting Next Week on Rehabilitation Project in Auburn

06.11.21 Roadway Paving Work Beginning This Weekend on State Route 49

05.21.21 Grinding Work Beginning on State Route 49 in Auburn

Project Contacts

Sam Vandell Project Manager
Phone: (530) 741-4593

Raquel Borrayo Public Information Officer
Phone: (530) 701-5209