Sierra Roadwork Schedule, Dec. 18-23, 2017 | TheUnion.com

Sierra Roadwork Schedule, Dec. 18-23, 2017

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Note: Most traffic interfering work will be canceled from 6 a.m. Friday through 10 p.m. Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday weekend.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass to .2 miles east of Magra Road overcrossing: Roadwork continues for a $50.6 million project to construct 3 miles of additional truck climbing lane and other improvements to primarily eastbound I-80 east of Colfax, including widening the Cape Horn undercrossing bridge.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Cape Horn Undercrossing Bridge: Motorists can expect around the clock alternating lane closures on the county roadway under the bridge for bridge work.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) at Vista Point: Motorists can expect long term one way traffic controls around the clock through December 31 for emergency work to repair roadway erosion.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Nevada Street overcrossing (Maple Street and Placer Street): Motorists can expect partial ramp closure of the right lane from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. until February 26 for miscellaneous work.

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SPECIAL EVENT

State Route 49 (Placer County) from Maple Street to High Street: Motorists can expect I-80 eastbound off ramp (Maple Street) and roadway (Lincoln Way) closures from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, December 16 for the Auburn Old Town Christmas Fair.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Nevada/Placer County) from Long Ravine undercrossing to Hwy 174/I-80 separator: Motorists can expect right lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday for electrical work.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from end of chain-off area to Baxter overcrossing: Motorists can expect right lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for electrical work.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from Blue Canyon Road undercrossing to Crystal Springs Road overcrossing: Motorists can expect alternating left and right lane, shoulder and median closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday for drainage cleaning.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) at the Weimar Cross Road overcrossing: Motorists can expect partial ramp closure from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday for utility work.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from Elm Avenue to Nevada Street: Motorists can expect right lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday for guardrail repair.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) from Drum Forebay overcrossing to JWO Blue Canyon Road undercrossing: Motorists can expect left lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday for emergency work.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) from chain-on area to Drum Forebay overcrossing: Motorists can expect right lane closures from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for electrical work.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer) from Hampshire Rocks undercrossing to Cisco overcrossing: Motorists can expect right lane and shoulder closures from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for drainage work.

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.