PLACER COUNTY – Caltrans is alerting Interstate 80 (I-80) and State Route 174 (SR-174) motorists in Placer County of scheduled paving work that will cause travel delays this week.

Hwy 174 paving

Beginning Wednesday, August 10, maintenance crews will begin paving work on I-80 eastbound just west of Gold Run and will close the #2 (right) lane from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Thursday, August 11, crews will perform paving work on I-80 westbound in the same vicinity, with a #2 (right) lane closure established from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On SR-174, paving work is scheduled Friday, August 12 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. between Rollins Lake Road and Orchard Springs Road. One-way traffic control will be in effect during paving work with 20-minute delays expected.

The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather, equipment or material availability or other unexpected events.

Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The department will issue project 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.