District 2 - Redding
Serving Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties. District 2 also services portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.
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.
ROAD CLOSURE AND TRAFFIC CONTROL
Current as of Tuesday, May 16, 2017
STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek - UPDATE
Monday to Friday
Single-time openings every 1/2 from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day. One-way traffic control with minimum delays and overnight from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am with up to 1 hour, one-way traffic control.
Open all day from Saturday at 6:00 a.m. through Monday at 6:00 am. One-way traffic control, with up to 15-minute delays.
All detour openings are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions or for safety reasons.
I-5 - CORNING SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA: Both north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning are OPEN with completely new facilities.
SR 96 -- 4 miles south of Happy Camp remains under one-way-traffic control between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and will now remain OPEN at night. Ongoing 24/7 one-way-traffic control remains in effect.
STATE ROUTE 44 east of Viola is under one-way-traff-control Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should plan for at least a 20 minimum delay during these times. Once excavation begins, work will be conducted 24/7 with traffic control in place at all times. Completion of this safety project is anticipated for mid-summer.
STATE ROUTE 147 between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is CLOSED for bridge replacement work. The bridge is located on SR 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13. Clearly marked detours will be provided via County Road A13 and SR 36. This area will remain CLOSED until November.
STATE ROUTE 70:
- PULGA - Temporary 24-hour signal with one-way-traffic control
- TWAIN TO THE SPANISH CREEK BRIDGE --Storm damage repairs are expected to resume after Memorial Day.
- SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE -- Beginning May 22, a long-term, 24-hour traffic signal will be activated. Expect 10-minute delays through October.
- GREENVILLE REHABILITATION OVERLAY: Work in Greenville has resumed on with one-way-traffic control and up to 10 minute delays, Monday through Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Work will continue through October.
STATE ROUTE 89: Expect 15 to 20-minute delays between Greenville and Canyon Dam due to pavement repairs related to storm damage. Work will occure Monday through Saturday (Daylight hours) as weather permits.
LONG TERM CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
INTERSTATE 5 - SOUTH WEED PROJECT: The project is currently in winter suspension. Once work begins, both northbound and southbound will be reduced to one lane. Expect delays during peak traffic times and use caution when traveling through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed in late Fall 2017
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