Guardrail Repair to Close Interstate 80 Ramps in Auburn Area on Tuesday and Wednesday

MARYSVILLE, Calif. March 26, 2018 – Caltrans is alerting motorists that the on-ramp to westbound Interstate 80 from Highway 49 in Auburn will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 so that Caltrans maintenance crews can repair guardrail in the area. Motorists will be detoured on to Elm Street which provides access to westbound Interstate 80.

Additionally, the off-ramp from eastbound Interstate 80 to Bell Road will closed to repair damaged guardrail from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Motorists will be detoured to the Dry Creek Road exit to reverse direction and access Bell Road from westbound Interstate 80.

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Motorists are advised to prepare for traffic congestion and encouraged to plan ahead for possible delays. Weather or unexpected events may delay or prolong the work.

Follow Caltrans District 3 on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic information, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ or download the QuickMap app on iTunes or Google Play. Caltrans encourages motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert”, to “Slow for the Cone Zone” and “Move Over” whenever it is safe to do so when amber or flashing lights indicate the presence of highway workers or emergency personnel on the roadway.