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 - June 2019

INTERSTATE 5 - North of Redding -
PIT RIVER BRIDGE

Construction work currently in full operations; delays anticipated and planning ahead is advised. Expect at least 1 hour and up to 3-hour delays from 8AM through 7PM. Work is being done to improve the surface and key components of the Pit River Bridge. Caltrans and Golden State Bridge Inc. and other contractors are working on this project throughout the summer with pilot cars and traffic coordinators from TS (Traffic Specialties.) SPEED LIMIT is generally up to 45 miles per hour with current signage indicating 35mph.


INTERSTATE 5 - North of Redding -
DUNSMUIR GRADE PROJECT

Phase II of the Dunsmuir Grade Project is currently in full operations with delays up to 15 minutes through mid-June, both NB and SB. Exit ramps are open Northbound. Two exit ramps are closed Southbound (Mott Rd. and Siskiyou/Dunsmuir Ave.)Please respect the 55 mph speed limit and expect southbound traffic changed right after the CHP Dunsmuir Scales. Work is being done seven days per week. Caltrans, J.F.Shea Construction and other contractors are working on this project throughout the summer with pilot cars and traffic coordinators from TS (Traffic Specialties.)


INTERSTATE 5 - Southbound, project located between Dunsmuir and Redding -
SHASTA VIADUCT

When you are driving Southbound you'll see the Shasta Viaduct Project to your left. Several miles before this project please follow the signs indicating speed reduction and eventually a lane closure. Motorists will go throughout this project on one lane only with speed limit up to 45mph. Caltrans, Golden State Bridge Inc., Tullis Inc and other contractors are working on this project throughout the summer and we anticipate to have this project completed by the fall.


STATE ROUTE 299 -
CARR FIRE EMERGENCY PROJECT

Construction work on highway 299 between Redding and Weaverville is about to be completed. We have just a few weeks of work and have been working on this emergency project since last summer, right after the Carr Fire, replacing burnt guardrail, burnt culverts, slope protection, dirt removal, and improving other State Route's components. Traffic control operations are minimal or non-existent but we continue asking motorists to slow down. Currently, the mandatory speed limmit for a two lane highway is 45mph during construction zones or as indicated by current signage. Please follow the speed limits and watch out for highway construction workers. Contractor is Tullis, Incorporated.


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 operations in effect. 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.


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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