NEVADA COUNTY July 21, 2018 – Work is set to begin Monday on a culvert replacement project to improve drainage on a section of State Highway 174 in Nevada County.

Crews are scheduled to begin work at 7 a.m. to replace 10 culverts on Highway 174 from the Bear River Bridge at the Placer County line to 0.1 mile north of Mount Olive Road in Chicago Park.

Motorists should expect one-way traffic controls with delays up to 20 minutes from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through September.

The contract was awarded to CCFG Construction of Sonora for $389,550.

Weather or unexpected events can postpone or prolong construction activity. Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The department will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app on iTunes or Google Play.