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March 10, 2014
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Sierra roadwork


This week’s roadwork slated for the Sierra (March 9-15).

Long-term projects

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Brace Road to Magra: Work is set to begin on the $36 million project to increase the vertical clearance for nine structures in south Placer County. The vertical clearance will be increased on six structures by lifting the existing bridge deck, and the other three will have the roadway below dug down to a lower level. Construction is expected to begin in late May.

Short-term projects

State Route 49 (El Dorado and Placer Counties) from State Route 193 in Cool to the Bear River Bridge: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 49 (Yuba and Sutter Counties) from Marysville Road to the Loganville Campground: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Gold Run to State Route 193: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane restrictions from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.

State Route 89 (Placer County) from the Truckee River Bridge to the Nevada County line: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do crack sealing.

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

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


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