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Roadwork schedule though August 8

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LONG-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the I-80/SR 49 interchange to Dry Creek Road: Construction began June 17, 2019 on a $42.4 million project in Auburn. The project will rehabilitate existing pavement and drainage, improve operational features and upgrade pedestrian and bicycle facilities. 

August 2 – August 7

State Route 49 (Placer County) from the Interstate 80 junction to Dry Creek Road: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday for electrical work, roadway excavation, and curb and sidewalk work.

State Route 49 (Nevada County) from Woodridge Drive to Linton Lane: Construction is beginning July 27 on a $3.8 million safety improvement project on State Route 49 near Wolf Road and Combie Road. Caltrans is constructing a northbound and southbound acceleration lane and adding other safety and operational improvement elements. Work will primarily be performed along shoulders behind concrete barriers, with minimal impacts to traffic. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled this week.

Interstate 80 (Placer/Nevada Counties) at various locations from Cisco Grove to Soda Springs: An $11.3 million project to repair and fortify the existing I-80 shoulders and embankments to minimize future maintenance repair and prevent further damage to the existing roadway caused by melting snow and snow plow activities. New concrete gutters are also being installed along the project route.

August 2 – August 8

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Rainbow to Cisco Grove: Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for roadway excavation. 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Rainbow to Kingvale: Eastbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 p.m. Sunday through noon Friday for miscellaneous work. 

Interstate 80 (Placer/Nevada Counties) from Kingvale to Soda Springs: Eastbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures around the clock from 6 p.m. Sunday through noon Friday for roadway excavation. Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures around the clock from 10 p.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Saturday. 

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to Acid Flat Bridge: An $12.9 million Farad Ditch Slope Stabilization project will restore the Farad Ditch by extending the collection area. Construction will also include regrading of the slope by means of roadway excavation, rock excavation, and controlled blasting. 

August 3 – August 7

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Farad to Acid Flat Bridge: Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday for highway construction.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from Maple Way to You Bet Road: A $27.1 million safety improvement project will realign several curves, widen shoulders, add a southbound left turn pocket at Greenhorn Access Road and improve the clear recovery zone, allowing errant vehicles to regain control.

August 3 – August 7

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from Maple Way to Greenhorn Access Road: Motorists may expect reversing, one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal. 

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Soda Springs to the Donner Summit Rest Area: Motorists may expect shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for fence work. 

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Donner Pass Road in Truckee to the Donner Lane Interchange: Westbound motorists may expect intermittent lane, shoulder and partial ramp closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for a fog seal operation. 

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the chain-on/off areas in Truckee to the State Route 89 separation: Motorists may expect shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work. 

Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from the CHP Donner Pass Inspection Facility to the Truckee River Bridge: Motorists may expect partial ramp and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work.

State Route 89 (Nevada County) from W. River Street to the Interstate 80 junction: Motorists may expect one-way traffic control from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday for roadway excavation. 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) in various locations between Sierra College Boulevard to Dry Creek Road: Eastbound motorists may expect one lane and shoulder closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday for a paving operation. 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) between Baxter Road Undercrossing to Nyack Road: Westbound motorists may expect full ramp closures from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday through Friday for construction.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) at Cisco Road: Motorists may expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work. 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from the South Yuba River to Cisco Grove: Motorists may expect shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work. 

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Kingvale to the Placer-Nevada county line: Motorists may expect shoulder and partial ramp closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work. 

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from the State Route 49 junction to Omega Road: Motorists may expect intermittent, one-way traffic control from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for tree work.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from the Placer County line to Auburn Street Motorists may expect intermittent lane closures from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday for striping work.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur.  For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit Caltrans “QuickMap” website at:  http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

Source: Caltrans


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