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Road work

Sunday – Friday

— On Interstate 80 in Truckee: Work has been suspended until next spring on a $7.7 million project to install a new median barrier on Interstate 80 between the Highway 89 (south) off-ramp and Trout Creek.

The Trout Creek Bridge will also be replaced. Completion is expected in the fall of 2003.



— On Interstate 80 in Nevada County from just west of the Fibreboard undercrossing in the City of Truckee to the Floriston Bridge over the Truckee River. Work continues on a $86 million project to rehabilitate the roadway and replace the bridges between West Boca and Floriston. Completion is expected in the winter of 2004.




Monday – Friday

— On Highway 20 in Nevada County: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and delays of five to minutes on Highway 20 at various locations from west of Grass Valley to the I-80 junction from 8 a.m. to 3:30. Caltrans crews are doing routine maintenance along the roadway.

— On Highway 49 near Sierra City: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and delays of five to 10 minutes on Highway 49 between Cemetery Road and Castagna Alley from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work crews are installing a new drainage system.

— On Highway 49 in Yuba and Sierra Counties: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and delays of five to 10 minutes at various locations on Highway 49 from south of Camptonvile to north of the Yuba Pass Campground from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Caltrans crews are doing routine maintenance along the roadway.

— On Interstate 80, west of Truckee: Motorists can expect various lane closures and delays of five to 10 minutes on east and westbound I-80 from at various locations between Kingvale and Central Truckee from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (12 noon on Friday).

Caltrans crews are doing routine maintenance along the roadway.

Monday – Thursday

— On Interstate 80 east of Truckee: Work has been suspended (due to winter) on a $5.5 million project to resurface from Floriston to the California/Nevada State Line. Completion is expected in the summer of 2003.

— On Interstate 80 and Highways 267 and 89 in Nevada County in Truckee: Work has been suspended (due to winter) on a $33.5 million-dollar project to construct a two-lane expressway, better known as the Truckee Bypass. No traffic interfering work is expected.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, Sierra road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) toll-free number, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit the Caltrans Web site http://www.dot.ca.gov/ hq/roadinfo.


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