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Motorists advised about Sierra roadwork

Motorists passing through various Sierra thoroughfares are advised of ongoing and scheduled projects in the area, which involve some lane and on-ramp closures, during the week of March 30 through April 4.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Brace Road to Magra Road: Work continues on a $36 million project to increase the vertical clearance of nine bridge structures in south Placer County to 16 feet, 6 inches, according to a public advisory released over the weekend. 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. Additional information about the project is available at http://www.raise80.com



Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Sierra College Boulevard to Newcastle Road: Eastbound and westbound motorists are advised that they can expect alternating lane closures and on-ramp closures from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday through Friday for bridge work. The roadwork advisory also disclosed that motorists likewise can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on the Brace, Gilardi, Horseshoe Bar, King, Penryn and Magra overcrossings for bridge work.

State Route 89 (Nevada County) at the Union Pacific Railroad undercrossing south of Interstate 80: Ground-breaking has been scheduled on April 2 to officially begin the project that will construct a pedestrian and bicycle tunnel under the Union Pacific Railroad adjacent to the existing SR 89 undercrossing and construct a Class I paved trail along the east side of SR 89 between Deerfield Drive and West River Street.




State Route 89 Northbound (Nevada County) West River Street to Deerfield Drive: Motorists can expect right shoulder and auxiliary lane closure from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Nevada/Placer County) from the Kingvale Undercrossing to the Yuba Gap Overcrossing: Motorists can expect lane closures at various locations from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for guardrail repair.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Nevada/Placer Counties) from the Donner Lake Road interchange to the Kingvale Undercrossing: Motorists are advised to expect lane closures at various locations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for guardrail repair.

State Route 89 (Sierra County) from Cold Creek Campground to Old Truckee Road: Motorists can expect lane closures from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for crack seal repair.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from State Route 174 to Lower Colfax Road and at the Bear River Bridge: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1-2 for tree work.

State Route 193 (Placer County) from the S.R. 193 overcrossing to Eastbound Interstate 80: Motorists can expect full connector ramp closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1 for tree work.

State Route 49 (Placer County) at Shale Ridge Road: Northbound motorists can expect right shoulder closure from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1-3 for utility work.

State Route 49 (Placer County) from South Fork Dry Creek to Lone Star Road: Motorists can expect shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday March 30 for utility work.

State Route 49 (Yuba and Sierra counties) between Marysville Road in Auburn to Downieville: Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls at various times and locations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for miscellaneous 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 Caltrans “QuickMap” website at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/


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