SIERRA COUNTY – Caltrans is alerting Sierra County residents of the start of a new pavement rehabilitation project on State Route 89 between Sattley and Sierraville.

Beginning Monday, July 18, construction crews will begin work to repave a five-mile segment of the rural highway. Motorists should expect reversing, one-way traffic control between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend work if needed.

Paving Project Set to Begin on State Route 89 in Sierra County

The work is part of a $3 million project to smooth and repave State Route 89 from just south of Wilson Lane near Sierraville to just north of Meadow Lane near Sattley.

Hat Creek Construction & Materials, Inc. of Burney is the prime contractor for the project, which is scheduled to be completed in August 2022. The construction schedule is subject to change based on weather, equipment availability or other unexpected events.

The department will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3, on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3 and on the Caltrans District 3 website. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap or download the QuickMap app from the App Store or Google Play.