January 21, 2018 – Sierra Roadwork Schedule Sunday through Saturday, January 21-27, 2018.


Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass to .2 miles east of Magra Road overcrossing: Roadwork continues for a $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.

UPDATE: Lane closures on the county roadway under the bridge for bridge work are in winter suspension.

Other Long Term Projects (Sierra/Nevada/Placer Counties)

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Nevada Street overcrossing (Maple Street and Placer Street): Motorists can expect partial ramp closure of the right lane from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. until February 26 for miscellaneous work.


Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from Hwy 174/I-80 junction to New England Mills overhead:  Motorists can expect right lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Tuesday for tree work.

Interstate 80 – Eastbound (Placer County) from Long Ravine bridge to Secret Town overcrossing:  Motorists can expect overnight left lane and median closures from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. starting Monday night  through Thursday morning for drainage work.

The Caltrans District Traffic Management Branch has reviewed each project and determined that individual project delays are expected to be less than the statewide policy maximum of 30 minutes, unless noted otherwise above.

Lanes are numbered from the center divider (#1) to the shoulder (#2, 3, 4, etc.). 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/ .