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.

District 2 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.



Caltrans District 2 announces that State Route 299 near Big French Creek now offers single-time openings on the hour, overnight with one-hour delays, and all day on Sundays, as the work on the emergency slide progresses.

The new schedule is effective immediately, as follows:

Monday to Saturday 
• Single-time openings on the hour from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day. Motorists must be in line on the hour in order to pass through the construction area, one-way traffic control with minimum delays. 
• Overnight from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am with one hour delays, one-way traffic control.

• Open all day from Sunday at 6:00 am throughout the day and overnight to Monday at 6:00 am, one-way traffic control, with a maximum of 30-minute delays.

All detour openings are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions or for safety reasons.

Caltrans recommends motorists always check road condition prior to traveling. For updates check the Quickmap link below, call our hotline at (530) 225-3452, like us on Facebook @Caltrans District 2 and follow us on Twitter @CaltransD2.


STATE ROUTE 70: 24-hour traffic control will be in place at Jarbo Gap, a 24- hour signal at Pulga and additional traffic control in several locations between Belden and Twain with total delay to travelers of 30 minutes.

STATE ROUTE 70: Emergency Project with daily traffic control along a 70 mile stretch of State Route 70 in Plumas County from US 395 to Twain and on SR 89 from the Sierra County line to highway 70. Expect 20 minute delays total.

STATE ROUTE 96: Under one-way-traffic-control east of Happy Camp.



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.

I-5 - CORNING SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA: 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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