District 2 - Redding

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We build and maintain state routes in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties, and portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.

November 2017

The information below is for District 2 planned lane closures only. For current Statewide real-time traffic information including chain controls, check Caltrans Quickmap. You may also call (530) 225-3452 for road updates, or follow us on Twitter: ‎@CaltransD2.


INTERSTATE 5 - Klamath River Bridge

A project north of Yreka that includes widening, bridge rail upgrade, and undercrossing, is in progress. Northbound and southbound traffic on Interstate 5 currently is under a 55 mph speed reduction with single lane closures in effect for both directions.

INTERSTATE 5 Collier Rest Area – Water Treatment Facility

Among other construction improvements, a water treatment facility is being installed in the Randolph Collier Rest Area by I-5 north of Yreka. The rest area will remain open through the winter with minor impacts to traffic on Interstate 5.


INTERSTATE 5 - South Weed Project

Between Weed/Mount Shasta (60+ miles North of Redding). Alternating lane closures. Expect minor delays and intermittent ramp closures due to construction operations including paving, striping and other, for about 12 miles, between Weed and Mt. Shasta.

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INTERSTATE 5 - Shasta Viaduct

Southbound, 16 miles north of Redding. The Shasta Viaduct project on I-5 Sidehill will replace the existing bridge with an 800 ft long bridge over a 400 ft long arch. Motorists driving southbound are asked to slow down and follow the signs for one lane closure to the left. Motorists driving northbound won't be affected by this project.

Lassen Lodge Project

STATE ROUTE 36 - Lassen Lodge OPEN

East of Red Bluff, the State Route 36 at Lassen Lodge was opened the afternoon of Thursday, Nov 2, by Caltrans and its contractor Tullis, Inc. The traveling public can now enjoy a safe, realigned stretch of highway near Mineral and Lassen National Park. No more 24-hour traffic control operations. A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony coming up before Thanksgiving. Details coming up.


STATE ROUTE 36 - Mad River

West of Red Bluff. Realignment project between post mile 36.05 and 40.44 in Humboldt County (west of Dinsmore). Full highway closures have been suspended until April 1, 2018. Instead, one lane closures. Motorists can expect up to 30 minute delays under one-way traffic control/traffic signal, Monday - Sunday.


State Route 70STATE ROUTE 70 East of Twain and Spring Garden Bridge

East of Twain - Temporary traffic signal for one-way traffic control. The signal is in place while storm damage repair to the retaining wall is completed. The work will continue through November.

Spring Garden Bridge - From Post Mile 50 to 51 and located approximately 5 miles East of Quincy, this project has no traffic signal and remaining work may cause minimal delays for one and half week in mid-November. This project goes into Winter Suspension beginning on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

State Route 96

STATE ROUTE 96 - Happy Camp

The road is open, all lanes. Motorists may encounter Caltrans employees doing work at various locations along State Route 96, and there may be traffic control operations with minimal delays at certain points. Caltrans is working on a long stretch of SR 96, repairing the road from winter storm damage.

State Route 147

STATE ROUTE 147 Hamilton Bridge - CLOSED

The road between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is closed. The closure of State Route 147 at the Hamilton Branch Bridge, from Post Mile 8.9 to 9.3 in Plumas County will continue throughout the end of this year,
beyond the planned reopening date of November 2017, due to weather conditions and unexpected circumstances. The bridge is located on State Route 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13. Detours are clearly marked via County Road A13 and SR 36.

Helena Fire Road RepairSTATE ROUTE 299 - Emergency Project after the Helena Fire - OPEN

The road between Junction City and Helena is now clear, as Caltrans and its contractor have efficiently worked on tree cutting, timber control and rock scaling after the Helena Fire. However, there is still work to be done. Motorists may encounter one or two days of work and traffic control later this month, around November 17th, and later on this winter.

Big French Creek

STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek - OPEN

This project is completed and that means traffic is back to normal. However, erosion control and touch up work is being currently done. Travelers will encounter one way traffic control operations with delays up to 10 minutes, Monday through Friday from 6AM to 6PM; No traffic delays overnight from 6PM to 6AM Monday through Friday. No delays and no work at all from Saturday at 6AM through Monday at 6AM.

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STATE ROUTE 299 at Buckhorn Grade

There is no work scheduled from Monday, November 13 through Sunday, November 18.

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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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