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Sierra roadwork schedule Interstate 80, Hwy 49 & Hwy 20

SIERRA ROADWORK SCHEDULE

Long-term projects

Nov. 5-10:

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.

Nov. 7:

On Highway 49 from Pingree Road to Cornette Way: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous construction work.

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. Motorists are reminded that this construction zone is posted at 55 mph and there is a “no passing zone.”

Nov. 5-9:

On eastbound Interstate 80 from Yuba Gap to Rainbow: Motorists can expect the eastbound #1 lane closed from 6 a.m. Monday through 10 a.m. Friday. Motorists should be prepared for multiple trucks entering and exiting the roadway. A contractor is scheduled to do barrier removal and marking work.

Short-term projects

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Nevada City to Interstate 80: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do drainage work.

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Bennett Street to the Yuba County line: Motorists can expect the #2 lane and right shoulder closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A utility contractor is scheduled to do shoulder work.

State Route 49 (Nevada) from the Placer County line to the Yuba County line: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls at various locations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans Crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the South Fork Dry Creek to the North Fork Dry Creek: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. (9 a.m. Saturday) Sunday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Shangri-la to Old Gold Lake Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous construction work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada and Sierra Counties) from the Placer/Nevada County line to Floriston: Motorists can expect intermittent east and westbound lane and ramp closures from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Caltrans crews are scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from State Route 89 south to Floriston: Motorists can expect intermittent east and westbound lane and ramp closures from midnight Monday to noon Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do striping work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Trout Creek to Hinton Road: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) on the Monte Vista and Yuba Gap overcrossings: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 12:01 a.m. Monday through 8 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Yuba Gap to Kingvale: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

For complete roadwork information, visit www.TheUnion.com.

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