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Sierra roadwork

SIERRA ROADWORK SCHEDULE

Nov. 4-9

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

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 October of 2013.

November 3 – November 9

Interstate 80 (Placer and Nevada County) from Cisco Grove to Yuba Gap: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane and ramp closures from 10 p.m. Sunday through noon Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous construction work. No two consecutive ramps will be closed at a time to allow for local access.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Mooney Brunswick Road to Idaho Maryland Road in Grass Valley: Motorists can expect westbound #2 lane and right shoulder closed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday. A contractor is scheduled to do excavation work.

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

State Route 49 (Sierra and Yuba Counties) from Yuba Pass Summit to Wilsons: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Sierra County to Farad: Motorists can expect the westbound #2 lane closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew and contractor are scheduled to do ditch work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) at the State Route 80/89N/267 junction: Motorists can expect the east and westbound #1 lanes closed from midnight Monday through 11:59 p.m. Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do striping work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Donner Park to the Donner Lake Interchange: Motorists can expect the east and westbound #1 lanes closed from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do drainage cleaning.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Kingvale to Gold Run: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 7a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 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 east and westbound lane closures from 7a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Ophir Road to Foresthill: Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane and ramp closures from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do sign work.

State Route 89 (Sierra County) from Cottonwood Creek Road/Webber Lake to Old Truckee Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do ditch work.

State Route 174 (Placer County) from Dinky Avenue to Main Street: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from midnight Sunday through 11:59 p.m. Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do striping work.

State Route 193 (Placer County) from Interstate 80 to the Newcastle Tunnel: Motorists can expect both shoulders closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. A contractors is scheduled to do utility work.

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The Caltrans District Traffic Management Branch has reviewed each project and determined that individual project delays are expected to be less than the statewide policy maximum of 30 minutes, unless noted otherwise above. Lanes are numbered from the center divide (#1) to the shoulder (#2, 3, 4, etc.).

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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