District 2 - Redding

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Welcome to our District

Caltrans has 12 districts. We are District 2, with main offices in Redding, California. At 27,307 square miles, we're the second largest district (area) in the state. Our District includes the counties of LassenModocPlumasShastaSiskiyouTehama, and Trinity Counties. District 2 also services portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.

ROAD CONDITIONS - April 2019

STATE ROUTE 299 -
CARR FIRE EMERGENCY PROJECT

Construction work continues on highway 299 between Redding and Weaverville. Traffic control operations are minimal or non-existent. Crews are now focusing on culvert and drainage systems, slope protection, dirt removal, and more. The traveling public may see regulatory, advisory and construction signs. Please follow the speed limits and watch out for highway construction workers.


STATE ROUTE 299 -
EMERGENCY PROJECTS DUE TO SLIDES

WEST OF JUNCTION CITY EMERGENCY PROJECT

State Route 299W, west of Junction City (PM 40.95) in Trinity County:  24/7 one-way traffic control operation in effect between Powerhouse and Valdor Roads due to emergency work.  Motorists can anticipate up to 20 minute delays during daytime hours (7am-6pm) and 5-10 minute delays overnight (6pm-7am).  Contractor is Roger Brown Construction, Inc. 

EMERGENCY PROJECT BETWEEN HELENA AND BIG BAR

State Route 299W, between Helena and Big Bar (PM 32.7) in Trinity County:  24/7 one-way traffic control operation in effect due to emergency work.  Motorists can anticipate up to 20 minute delays during daytime hours (7am-6pm) and 5-10 minute delays overnight (6pm-7am).  Contractor is Stimpel-Wiebelhaus Associates, Inc.


INTERSTATE 5

Dunsmuir Grade Project

  • The project is getting ready to resume construction, Phase 2 (Dunsmuir) in the Spring of 2019. Construction crews are currently posting signs indicating the Dunsmuir Grade Project Phase II on Interstate 5 is ready to resume north of Dunsmuir. A letter with information about this project was sent in March to Dunmsuir residents and residents in the Mott Rd. area north of Dunsmuir.

  • STATE ROUTE 70

    Belden Rest Area

  • The Belden Rest Area, a PG&E facility near the Yellow Creek Bridge on State Route 70 in Plumas County was closed on March 26, 2018. A traffic signal stands near the rest area and 10-minute delays are anticipated throughout the duration of the project, estimated to be completed in December 2019. Caltrans has installed temporary restrooms located in the parking lot across the Belden Bridge.


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    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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