FLORISTON – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 (I-80) eastbound motorists to expect travel delays and a lane reduction between Truckee and the Nevada state line Wednesday, May 4 for various maintenance activities.

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Caltrans will have the #2 (right) lane of I-80 eastbound closed from just east of the Hinton Overcrossing to Floriston.

I 80 traffic delays between Floriston and Nevada

The I-80 eastbound off-ramp (Exit 199) to Floriston will also be closed for the duration of the work. Motorists wishing to exit at Floriston should continue on I-80 eastbound to the Farad off-ramp (Exit 201), loop onto I-80 westbound via the Farad on-ramp and then use the I-80 westbound Floriston off-ramp (Exit 199), which will remain open.

Caltrans crews will be performing various activities during the lane reduction including: core drilling, drainage cleaning, sweeping, litter cleanup and replacing electrical lighting along bridge rails and damaged highway delineation/signs.

Caltrans reminds motorists to Be Work Zone Alert and slow in work zones for the safety of travelers and crews performing these improvements. 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 from the App Store or Google Play.