January 16, 2017 – Sierra Roadwork Schedule, Sunday through Saturday, January 15-21, 2017.


Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass to .2 miles east of Magra Road overcrossing: Roadwork begins for the 2.5 year, $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.

January 15-21

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Cape Horn Undercrossing Bridge:  Motorists can expect one way traffic controls for around-the-clock alternating lane closures from June 20 throughout the fall for bridge work.

Interstate 80/State Route 20 (Placer & Nevada Counties) from Magra to Kingvale (I-80) and Yuba Pass (I-80/Hwy 20 interchange) to Willow Valley on SR 20: Governor’s drought-related state of emergency declaration includes removal of dying, dead and hazardous trees damaged by bark beetle infestations and other drought-related causes. The projects will improve motorist safety, as well as reduce fuel for potential fires.

January 15-21

No tree removal work is scheduled this week.


State Route 20 (Nevada County) at the Coyote/Washington Street interchange: Motorists can expect intermittent full ramp closures from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday Jan. 17-20 for landscape work.

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Sacramento Street overcrossing to Uren Street/Hwy 49 junction:  Motorists can expect right lane, auxiliary lane and right shoulder closures from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday Jan. 17-20 for landscape work.

State Route 49 (Nevada/Yuba/Sierra County) from Camptonville to Sattley: Motorists can expect intermittent one way traffic controls at various locations around the clock Sunday through Saturday Jan. 15-21 for slide removal work. (Roadway may be open to only local residents and deliveries. Check Caltrans QuickMap for details at www.quickmap.dot.ca.gov)

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Nevada Street overcrossing (Maple St. and Placer St)Motorists can expect right shoulder closures (on local cross street) from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday Jan. 16-20 for utility work.