District 2 - Redding

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District 2 at a Glance

District 2 main offices are in Redding, California. At 27,307 square miles, we're the second largest district (area) in the state. We are a rural district, with a population of 13 people per square mile, compared with 225 statewide. We maintain 1750 center line miles, or more than 4,000 lane miles, of highways. Our valleys, foothills, and mountain ranges border Oregon to the North, Nevada to the East, District 3 - Marysville/Sacramento to the South, and District 1 - Eureka to the West. We have 19 Safety Roadside Rest Areas and 22 Maintenance Stations.

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    District 2 has over 850 employees in many locations spread throughout the district. We have four district divisions, and several regional divisions, which have employees who are shared between Districts 1, 2, and 3. The four district divisions are Administration, Maintenance & Traffic Operations, Planning & Local Assistance and Program/Project Management. Regional divisions include Construction, Environmental, Right of Way and Surveys.

    Statewide, Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center. To read more about Caltrans at the statewide level, you can go to Caltrans headquarters About Caltrans page.


Road Conditions

District 2 Road Information Hotline: (530) 225-3452

Please call the Caltrans District 2 Road Information Hotline at (530) 225-3452 for current road and traffic conditions. The office is not staffed on nights and weekends, but the hotline will be updated as needed.

THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR PLANNED LANE CLOSURES ONLY. FOR CURRENT CHAIN CONTROL INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK ON OUR QUICKMAP LINK ABOVE. YOU CAN ALSO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER (AFTER HOURS) @CALTRANSD2.

(1/18/17 11:30 a.m) STATE ROUTE 299W at BIG FRENCH CREEK ROAD IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER AND ACTIVE ROCKSLIDES. IT WILL NOT REOPEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE WILL UPDATE THIS MESSAGE WHEN CHANGES OCCUR.

 

Major Projects

  • STATE ROUTE 299/CAPSTONE PROJECT: Intermittent one-way traffic control for guardrail construction. Expect 20-30 min delays.

  • STATE ROUTE 299 EAST/PIT ONE - SHOULDER WIDENING: Crews are working to widen the shoulders at the narrow pass on Pit One Summit. 24 hour traffic control is in place. Expect 10-15 minute delays.

  • INTERSTATE 5-SOUTH WEED PROJECT: The project is currently in winter suspension. Use caution when traveling through the work zone as there are temporary facilities in place. This project is expected to be completed in Fall 2017.

  • STATE ROUTE 70/GREENVILLE REHABILITATION OVERLAY: This project is in winter suspension and will resume in Spring as weather permits. The project includes the installation of new sidewalks, street lighting, ADA ramps and drainage on State route 89 from 0.1 mile north of South Greenville Overhead to Hillside Dr. No delays are expected until work resumes.

  • STATE ROUTE 70/SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE REHABILITATION: The project is located on Plumas 70, 1.5 miles east of the Massack Rest Area. It includes the rehabilitation and widening of the existing bridge, construction of a retaining wall and high friction pavement surfacing. This project will begin tree falling and prevention of bird nesting sporadically through February and March (weather dependent).   Motorists can expect up to 10 minute delays on days where work is in progress.

     

Corning Safety Roadside Rest Area Long Term Closures

Both the north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning are closed during construction. The Rest Areas will be completely remodeled over two construction seasons. The next SRRA in the southbound direction is located just outside Artois in Willows. In the northbound direction the closest SRRA is 4.4 miles north of Red Bluff.

Travel Conditions

 

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You can also call 1-800-427-7623 for current highway conditions.

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Contact Information

General Information:

Phone: 530-225-3426
Fax: (530) 229-0502

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

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