Sierra roadwork schedule, Jan. 14-19
Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the Long Ravine underpass to just east of the Magra Road Overcrossing: Major roadwork for the winter is suspended on a $50.6 million project to construct a three-mile truck climbing lane on eastbound I-80 and make other improvements to the interstate just east of Colfax, including replacing and widening the Cape Horn undercrossing bridge. Other work including retaining wall and slope reconstruction may proceed during the winter season, weather permitting. No traffic interfering work is scheduled this week.
State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Pine Needle Lane to Jefferson Creek Road: Motorists can expect alternating lane closures from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.
State Route 49 (Placer County) from Bell Road to Rock Creek Road: Southbound motorists can expect a right shoulder closure from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday for utility work. Motorists can also expect two-way traffic control on Education Street.
State Route 49 (Nevada County) from just north of Combie Road to Alta Sierra Drive: Northbound and southbound motorists can expect intermittent shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for emergency drainage repair.
State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Ramshorn Tract Road to Nevada Drive: Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.
State Route 174 (Placer County) from South Auburn Street to the Nevada County Line: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.
State Route 174 (Nevada County) from the Placer County line to the SR 49 junction: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal.
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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