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Sierra roadwork schedule


Most traffic interfering work will be limited Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 25 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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 Nevada City to Interstate 80: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do sign work.

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Bennett Street to Bank Street: Motorists can expect east and westbound No. 2 lanes closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. A contractor is scheduled to do shoulder work.

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

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the Placer/Nevada County line to Donner Lake Interchange: Motorists can expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane and ramp closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Caltrans crews are scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer and Nevada Counties) from Emigrant Gap to Cisco Grove: Motorists can expect intermittent eastbound and westbound No. 2 lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. A contractor is scheduled to do electrical work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Yuba Gap to Kingvale: Motorists can expect various eastbound and westbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Bowman: Motorists can expect the eastbound and westbound No. 3 lane closed from midnight Monday through 2 p.m. Wednesday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous 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 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from State Route 65 to State Route 193: Motorists can expect various eastbound and westbound lane closures from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 174 (Placer County) from the Nevada County line to Interstate 80: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday 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 (CHIN) at 800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit the Caltrans website at: www.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

— The Union staff

THE UNION STAFF


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