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GRASS VALLEY/NEVADA CITY May 4, 2018 – Caltrans is alerting motorists to expect lane and ramp closures, as well as one-way traffic controls, in the Grass Valley and Nevada City area as maintenance crews perform emergency paving repairs on State Highways 20 and 49.

The paving work is scheduled to take place as follows:

Monday, May 7 – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. – The #2 or right lane of eastbound Highway 20 from the Idaho Maryland Road off-ramp to the Dorsey Drive off-ramp. The eastbound on-ramp from Idaho Maryland Road to eastbound Highway 20 will be closed.

Tuesday, May 8 – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. – The #2 or right lane of westbound Highway 20 from the Brunswick Road on-ramp to the Idaho Maryland Road off-ramp. The westbound on-ramps from both Brunswick Road and Dorsey Drive to westbound Highway 20 will be closed: Brunswick Road ramp 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  and Dorsey Drive ramp 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Thursday, May 10 – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. – One-way traffic controls on Highway 49 from Star Lumber (south of Reader Ranch Rd.) to the Yuba River South Fork bridge.

Friday, May 11 – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. – One-way traffic controls on Highway 49 from the Yuba River South Fork Bridge to the Independence Trail trailhead.

Motorists are encouraged to plan for delays and adjust their travel time accordingly. Weather or other unexpected events may delay or prolong the work.

Visit Caltrans’ “QuickMap” for current road conditions and chain requirements at A mobile version is also available through the iPhone App Store or in Google Play. Motorists also can use the California Highway Information Network automated phone service by calling 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

Follow Caltrans District 3 on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and Facebook to receive the latest information about current roadway conditions. Motorists are urged to be “Be Work Zone Alert” and to “Slow for the Cone Zone.”