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Sierra roadwork scheduled for Feb. 11-16


Sierra roadwork scheduled for Feb. 11-16

Long-term Projects:

State Highway 49 (Nevada County): Work has resumed on the $29 million Highway 49/La Barr Meadows Project that will widen State Route 49 to four lanes between Little Valley Road and Norambagua Way, just south of Grass Valley. The project includes a signalized intersection at La Barr Meadows Road, widening of shoulders, right-turn pockets and new sound walls. Completion is expected by spring 2013. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

Interstate 80 (Placer and Nevada Counties) from Carpenter Flat to Hampshire Rock: Work continues on the $105 million Emigrant Gap project on Interstate 80. Work includes total roadway replacement with Portland Cement Concrete, improving the drainage systems and installing new sediment/debris collection systems. Completion is expected in the fall of 2013. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

Short-term projects

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Yuba County line to Squirrel Creek Bridge: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do utility work.

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Bank Street to Bennett Street: Motorists can expect eastbound and westbound No. 2 lanes closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 49 (El Dorado and Placer Counties) from the Bear River Bridge to State Route 193 in Cool: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls in various locations from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Alta Sierra Drive to Norambgua Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from State Route 193 to Gold Run: Motorists can expect various eastbound and westbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 174 (Placer County) from Interstate 80 to the Nevada County line: Motorist can expect one-way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network at 800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit the Caltrans website at http://dot.ca.gov.

For the latest chain control information in the Northern Sierra, visit the Caltrans District 3 North Region Winter Operations website at http://dot.ca.gov/dist3/departments/mtce/controlmp.htm.



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The Union Updated Feb 11, 2013 07:52AM Published Feb 11, 2013 05:45PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.