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Caltrans Unveils New “Rebuilding CA” Signs, Highlighting Infrastructure Projects Funded by Unprecedented State and Federal Investments 

MADERA COUNTY — Caltrans today unveiled new “Rebuilding CA” highway signs that will highlight the record levels of state and federal infrastructure funding being put to work on projects statewide to create a safer, more sustainable and more resilient transportation system.    The sign unveiling took place as Caltrans and local partners broke ground on […]

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Caltrans, OTS Unveil New Student-Named Work Zone Safety Mascot: Meet Safety Sam

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today unveiled Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot. The name was selected in a statewide student contest and is part of the campaign to expand public safety awareness to protect highway workers throughout the state.   Huntington […]

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Caltrans: Significant Winter Storms Will Impact Mountain and Valley Travel

MARYSVILLE – Caltrans is alerting motorists of successive winter storms expected by the National Weather Service that will impact travel in the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Nevada starting Wednesday night. Rain and strong winds will move into the Sacramento Valley beginning Wednesday night into Thursday, making travel challenging. A total of 3 to 4 […]

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Caltrans, CHP, OTS Ask Drivers to Respect Roadside Heroes by Observing Safe Driving Practices

Sacramento – Safety is a two-way street. First responders are on our state’s highways aiding people along roadsides, but also rely on safe drivers to protect them when they are clearing crashes or responding to other incidents. To raise awareness about the safety of first responders, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Department of Transportation […]

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Intermittent Ramp Closures Resuming for I-80 Bridge Replacement Project

PLACER COUNTY – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 (I-80) motorists to expect intermittent off- and on-ramp closures at Baxter and Cisco Grove through October for various construction improvements.  Beginning Friday, September 30, construction crews will start pouring bridge deck concrete for the reconstructed Baxter overcrossing structure. The deck requires a 15-day cure time before additional […]

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Wildfire Fuel Reduction Work Beginning on Hwy 49

NEVADA COUNTY – Caltrans is alerting State Route 49 (SR-49) motorists of the start of a new wildfire fuel reduction contract to address overgrown vegetation at various locations in Nevada County between Lime Kiln Road and McKnight Way.  Beginning Wednesday, August 3, construction crews will start staging equipment along SR-49 near Lime Kiln Road to […]

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One-way traffic control on Hwy 20 east of Nevada City at multiple locations during roadway improvements

NEVADA COUNTY – Major roadway improvements to State Route 20 (SR-20) continue in Nevada County with travel delays and one-way traffic control at multiple locations anticipated through the summer and fall months. Motorists should expect 20-minute travel delays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. weekdays at multiple locations along a 14-mile stretch of highway between […]

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