March 20, 2017 – Sierra Roadwork Schedule through Saturday, March 19-25, 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.
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 winter 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.
State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Lone Grave to Nevada Street: Motorists can expect one way traffic controls with a pilot car from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday March 20-24 for tree work.
Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from Drum Forebay overcrossing to Baxter overcrossing: A large mudslide in the area has been temporarily stabilized and slide removal/remediation activities will continue throughout the spring.
A long-term right shoulder closure will be in effect until March 31.
State Route 49 Slides/Slipouts (Nevada/Sierra Counties) at South Fork Yuba River Bridge to Star Lumber and Yuba/Sierra County line to Brandy City Road which will require remediation throughout the spring:
State Route 49 – Northbound (Sierra County) from Brandy City Road to Yuba/Sierra County line: Motorists can expect signalized one way traffic controls around the clock for slipout remediation activities.
State Route 49 (Nevada/Yuba County) from South Fork Yuba River Bridge to Star Lumber: Motorists can expect signalized/flagger one way traffic controls around the clock for slide removal activities.
State Route 49 (Yuba/Sierra Counties) from Marysville Road to Gold Lake/Greene Road: Motorists can expect one way traffic controls at various locations from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday March 20-24 for miscellaneous work.
Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Nevada Street Overcrossing: Motorists can expect right shoulder closure on the local street from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 20-24 for utility work.
Interstate 80 – Westbound (Nevada County) from Acid Flat Bridge to Floriston: Motorists can expect right lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday March 20-23 for maintenance operations.
Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the Illinoistown overcrossing/Canyon Way to Weimar Cross Road: Motorists can expect right shoulder closures from 7a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Mar. 20-24 for culvert replacement operations.
State Route 174 (Placer/Nevada Counties) from I-80/State Route 174 Junction to Greenhorn Access Road: Motorists can expect intermittent one way traffic controls for right lane closures as well as ongoing shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday Mar. 20-24 for slide removal work.
State Route 193 (Placer County) from Gold Hill Road to Old State Highway: Motorists can expect one way traffic controls for right lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 6p.m. Monday through Friday Mar. 20-24 for utility 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.).