Plan for delays on Hwys 49 and 174 through the week

March 13, 2017 – Caltrans: Sierra Roadwork Schedule through Saturday, March 18, 2017.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass to .2 miles east of Magra Road overcrossing: Roadwork begins for the 2.5 year, $50.6 million project to construct @ 3 miles of additional ‘truck climbing lane’ and other improvements to primarily eastbound I-80 east of Colfax including widening the Cape Horn undercrossing bridge.

March 12-18

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at the Cape Horn Undercrossing Bridge:  Motorists can expect one way traffic controls for around-the-clock alternating lane closures from June 20 throughout the winter for bridge work.

Interstate 80/State Route 20 (Placer & Nevada Counties) from Magra to Kingvale (I-80) and Yuba Pass (I-80/Hwy 20 interchange) to Willow Valley on SR 20: Governor’s drought-related state of emergency declaration includes removal of dying, dead and hazardous trees damaged by bark beetle infestations and other drought-related causes. The projects will improve motorist safety, as well as reduce fuel for potential fires.

March 12-18

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from Harmony Ridge Road to Deer Creek Bridge:  Motorists can expect one way traffic controls with a pilot car from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday March 13-17 for tree work.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) from Drum Forebay overcrossing to Baxter overcrossing: A large mudslide in the area has been temporarily stabilized and slide removal/remediation activities will continue throughout the spring.

            March 12-18

A long-term right shoulder closure will be in effect until March 31.

State Route 49 Slides/Slipouts (Nevada/Sierra Counties) at South Fork Yuba River Bridge to Star Lumber and Yuba/Sierra County line to Brandy City Road which will require remediation throughout the spring:

March 12-18

State Route 49 – Northbound (Sierra County) from Brandy City Road to Yuba/Sierra County line:  Motorists can expect signalized one way traffic controls around the clock for slipout remediation activities.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from South Fork Yuba River Bridge to Star Lumber: Motorists can expect signalized/flagger one way traffic controls around the clock for slide removal activities.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Placer County) at the Nevada Street Overcrossing: Motorists can expect right shoulder closure on the local street around the clock beginning Monday Mar. 13 at 6 a.m. through 8 p.m. Friday March 17 for utility work.

Interstate 80 – Westbound (Nevada County) from Acid Flat Bridge to Floriston:  Motorists can expect right lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday March 14-16 for maintenance operations.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the Illinoistown overcrossing/Canyon Way to Weimar Cross Road:  Motorists can expect right shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Mar. 13-17 for culvert replacement operations.

State Route 174 (Placer/Nevada) from I-80/State Route 174 Junction to Greenhorn Access Road:  Motorists can expect intermittent one way traffic controls for right lane closures as well as ongoing shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Monday Mar. 17 for slide removal work.

State Route 193 (Placer County) from Gold Hill Road to Sierra College Boulevard:  Motorists can expect one way traffic controls for right lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Mar. 13-17 for utility work.