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FLORISTON November 1, 2020 – Caltrans is advising motorists of upcoming alternating closures of the eastbound and westbound Interstate 80 off-ramps at Floriston for ongoing bridge work.

The eastbound and westbound off-ramps at Floriston will be closed intermittently between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. next week for polyester concrete overlay work. Work is scheduled Monday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 6 with additional intermittent closures for expansion joint sealing and snow plow deflector installation anticipated before Thanksgiving.

Motorists may also expect travel delays stemming from intermittent lane and shoulder closures at various highway bridges between Truckee and Floriston. The work is part of a $6.6 million structure maintenance project to replace polyester concrete overlays and joint seals on 11 bridges on Interstate 80 from Alta to Floriston. The project will extend the life of the bridge decks by sealing them off to moisture and fix rutting in the concrete overlays caused by heavy freight and vehicle travel. Project completion is expected in spring 2021. 

The department will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.