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November 22, 2020 – Sierra Roadwork Schedule Sunday through Saturday, November 28, 2020.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange to Dry Creek Road: Construction began June 17, 2019 on a $42.4 million project in Auburn. The project will rehabilitate existing pavement and drainage, improve operational features and upgrade pedestrian and bicycle facilities.

November 22 – November 25

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the Interstate 80 junction to Dry Creek Road: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday morning for electrical and drainage and electrical work, grinding and paving, and curb and sidewalk work.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Woodridge Drive to Linton Lane: Construction began July 27 on a $3.8 million safety improvement project on State Route 49 near Wolf Road and Combie Road. Caltrans is constructing a northbound and southbound acceleration lane and adding other safety and operational improvement elements. Work will primarily be performed along shoulders behind concrete barriers, with minimal impacts to traffic. Major work on the project is complete with final electrical work anticipated in December or January.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Auburn Road to Alta Sierra Drive: Vegetation work is beginning for a $4.3 million safety improvement project on State Route 49 near Round Valley Road and Quail Creek Drive. Caltrans is constructing a two-way left turn lane with an increased 8-foot-wide southbound shoulder. Major construction work is expected in spring 2021. This project is currently in winter suspension.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Yuba Pass Road to Vista Point: Construction began August 10 on a $3.7 million project to widen shoulders and improve the super elevation of the highway to reduce collisions. Work has been completed on this project.

Interstate 80 (Placer/Nevada Counties) between Alta and Floriston: A $6.6 million structure maintenance project will replace polyester concrete overlays and joint seals on 11 bridges. 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.

November 23 – November 24

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Alta: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Blue Canyon: Eastbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) at Donner Pass Road near the chain installation area: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the Interstate 80/State Route 89 separation to the Interstate 80/State Route 89/State Route 267 separation: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the Union Mills Bridge Overcrossing to the Hinton Road Overcrossing: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) at Floriston: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to the Acid Flat Bridge: An $12.9 million Farad Ditch Slope Stabilization project will restore the Farad Ditch by extending the collection area. Construction will also include regrading of the slope by means of roadway excavation, rock excavation, and controlled blasting.

November 23 – November 24

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to the Acid Flat Bridge: Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane closure from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for roadway excavation.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from Maple Way to You Bet Road: A $27.1 million safety improvement project will realign several curves, widen shoulders, add a southbound left turn pocket at Greenhorn Access Road and improve the clear recovery zone, allowing errant vehicles to regain control. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled this week.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (Placer County) from Fresh Air Lane to Hummingbird Lane: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Wednesday morning for utility work. 

State Route 49 (Yuba/Sierra Counties) from Marysville Road in Yuba County to Yuba Pass Road in Sierra County: Motorists may expect intermittent, one-way traffic control from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for miscellaneous work.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) at Ladies Canyon: Motorists may expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

State Route 65 (Placer County) from Sunset Boulevard to Levee Road: Motorists may expect intermittent right shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday for a sweeping operation.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Riverside Avenue/Auburn Boulevard: Westbound motorists may expect full ramp closures from 9 p.m. Sunday through 5 a.m. Monday, and 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Wednesday morning for electrical work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the State Route 174 junction: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder closures on the local cross street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for drainage work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the State Route 174 junction to Canyon Way: Eastbound motorists may expect right shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for drainage work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Yuba Gap to the Interstate 80/State Route 20 junction: Motorists may expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

State Route 89 (Nevada County) at Donner Pass Road: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder restrictions from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work. 

State Route 89 (Sierra County) from Old Truckee Road to the State Route 49 junction: Motorists may expect intermittent one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday for tree removal.

State Route 193 (Placer County) at the Newcastle Tunnel: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder closures from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday for tree removal.

State Route 267 (Nevada County) from Schaffer Mill Road/Truckee Airport Road to Glenshire Drive: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for electrical work.

Sunday through Saturday, November 22, 2020 – November 28, 2020

Most traffic-interfering work will be restricted from 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25 until 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange to Dry Creek Road: Construction began June 17, 2019 on a $42.4 million project in Auburn. The project will rehabilitate existing pavement and drainage, improve operational features and upgrade pedestrian and bicycle facilities.

November 22 – November 25

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the Interstate 80 junction to Dry Creek Road: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday morning for electrical and drainage and electrical work, grinding and paving, and curb and sidewalk work.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Woodridge Drive to Linton Lane: Construction began July 27 on a $3.8 million safety improvement project on State Route 49 near Wolf Road and Combie Road. Caltrans is constructing a northbound and southbound acceleration lane and adding other safety and operational improvement elements. Work will primarily be performed along shoulders behind concrete barriers, with minimal impacts to traffic. Major work on the project is complete with final electrical work anticipated in December or January.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Auburn Road to Alta Sierra Drive: Vegetation work is beginning for a $4.3 million safety improvement project on State Route 49 near Round Valley Road and Quail Creek Drive. Caltrans is constructing a two-way left turn lane with an increased 8-foot-wide southbound shoulder. Major construction work is expected in spring 2021. This project is currently in winter suspension.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) from Yuba Pass Road to Vista Point: Construction began August 10 on a $3.7 million project to widen shoulders and improve the super elevation of the highway to reduce collisions. Work has been completed on this project.

Interstate 80 (Placer/Nevada Counties) between Alta and Floriston: A $6.6 million structure maintenance project will replace polyester concrete overlays and joint seals on 11 bridges. 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.

November 23 – November 24

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Alta: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Blue Canyon: Eastbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) at Donner Pass Road near the chain installation area: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the Interstate 80/State Route 89 separation to the Interstate 80/State Route 89/State Route 267 separation: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the Union Mills Bridge Overcrossing to the Hinton Road Overcrossing: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) at Floriston: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to the Acid Flat Bridge: An $12.9 million Farad Ditch Slope Stabilization project will restore the Farad Ditch by extending the collection area. Construction will also include regrading of the slope by means of roadway excavation, rock excavation, and controlled blasting.

November 23 – November 24

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to the Acid Flat Bridge: Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane closure from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for roadway excavation.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from Maple Way to You Bet Road: A $27.1 million safety improvement project will realign several curves, widen shoulders, add a southbound left turn pocket at Greenhorn Access Road and improve the clear recovery zone, allowing errant vehicles to regain control. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled this week.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (Placer County) from Fresh Air Lane to Hummingbird Lane: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Wednesday morning for utility work. 

State Route 49 (Yuba/Sierra Counties) from Marysville Road in Yuba County to Yuba Pass Road in Sierra County: Motorists may expect intermittent, one-way traffic control from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for miscellaneous work.

State Route 49 (Sierra County) at Ladies Canyon: Motorists may expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

State Route 65 (Placer County) from Sunset Boulevard to Levee Road: Motorists may expect intermittent right shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday for a sweeping operation.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Riverside Avenue/Auburn Boulevard: Westbound motorists may expect full ramp closures from 9 p.m. Sunday through 5 a.m. Monday, and 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Wednesday morning for electrical work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the State Route 174 junction: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder closures on the local cross street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for drainage work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the State Route 174 junction to Canyon Way: Eastbound motorists may expect right shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for drainage work.

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Yuba Gap to the Interstate 80/State Route 20 junction: Motorists may expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work.

State Route 89 (Nevada County) at Donner Pass Road: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder restrictions from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for bridge work. 

State Route 89 (Sierra County) from Old Truckee Road to the State Route 49 junction: Motorists may expect intermittent one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday for tree removal.

State Route 193 (Placer County) at the Newcastle Tunnel: Motorists may expect lane and shoulder closures from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday for tree removal.

State Route 267 (Nevada County) from Schaffer Mill Road/Truckee Airport Road to Glenshire Drive: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Tuesday for electrical work.

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