Sierra roadwork schedule for Oct. 19-24:
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. The vertical clearance will be increased on seven structures by lifting the existing bridge deck and the other two will have the roadway below dug down. More information on the project is available at http://www.raise80.com
Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Sierra College Boulevard to Newcastle Road: Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures and on-ramp closures from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday through Saturday for bridge work. Motorists also can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday on the Brace, Gilardi, Horseshoe Bar, King, Penryn and Magra overcrossings for bridge work.
State Route 89 (Placer/Nevada County) at the Union Pacific Railroad undercrossing south of Interstate 80: Nicknamed the “Mousehole” project, work continues to 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 (Placer/Nevada County) from West River Street to Deerfield Drive: No traffic interfering work scheduled for this week.
Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Illinoistown overcrossing (Canyon Way and Placer Hills Road): Motorists can expect alternating lane closures on the overcrossing Monday and Tuesday October 19-20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for bridge work.
State Route 20 – Westbound (Nevada County) at the Bennett Road off-ramp and Tinloy Way: Motorists can expect the ramp’s left turn lane and left lane onto Tinloy to be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday October 19 – 23 for utility work.
State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Lime Kiln Road to Auburn Road: Motorists can expect overnight intermittent alternating lane, auxiliary lane, median and shoulder closures from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday October 21 through Saturday October 24 at 8 a.m. for guardrail work.
State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Pekolee Road to Alta Sierra Drive: Motorists can expect alternating lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday October 19 to through Wednesday October 21 for drainage cleaning.
State Route 49 (Placer County) at Luther Road: Motorists can expect alternating cross street traffic controls including the southbound turn lane to Luther Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday October 19 and Tuesday October 20 for sewer work.
State Route 49 (Placer County) from Willow Creek Drive to Bell Road: Motorists can expect right lane and right shoulder overnight closures from 7 p.m. Sunday October 18 to 5 a.m. Tuesday through 5 p.m. Friday October 23 for pavement work.
State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Oak Valley Road (Yuba/Sierra County line) to the Vista Point: Motorists can expect intermittent one way traffic controls from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday October 19 to Thursday October 22 for miscellaneous and shoulder work.
State Route 89 (Nevada County) from Prosser Dam Road to Sage Hen Road: Motorists can expect one way traffic controls from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday October 19 through 2 p.m. Friday October 23 for AC paving work.
State Route 89 (Sierra County) from Perry Creek (Sierraville) to Berry Creek (Sierra/Plumas county line): Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday October 19 to Friday October 23 for drainage work.
State Route 174 (Placer County) from Pine Hill Drive to Partridge Road: Motorists can expect one way traffic controls and right shoulder closures from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday October 12 for utility and shoulder 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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