District 2 - Redding

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For road conditions you may call Caltrans District 2 hotline 24/7 at (530) 225-3452. or call the Public Information Office at (530) 225-3426, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5pm. You may also get road updates via our Facebook and Twitter pages @CaltransDistrict2, or click here to access QuickMap.

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.

D2 Road Closures and Traffic Control
Weekend of July 22-23, 2017

NOTE: 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.


Paving operations are underway from east of Mule Creek Road to west of Grizzly Lane with One-Way Traffic Control and 15 minute delays. 


ANTLERS BRIDGE - Roadwork with alternating lane closures. Motorists may experience lengthy delays during peak traffic periods, especially Thursday through Sunday from mid to late afternoon.


SOUTH WEED REHABILITATION PROJECT - The northbound Vista Drive on ramp and southbound Vista Drive off ramp are currently down to half-width due to concrete paving operations.  Motorists may experience minor delays and intermittent ramp closures in the area.

Alternating lane closures for paving operations, both northbound and southbound between State Route 97 and Truck Village will take place the next two weeks.


LASEN LODGE - This coming week motorists can expect one-way traffic control between Paynes Creek and Mineral with at least 15 to up to 30 minute delays Monday through Friday, from 6 AM to 7PM. The crews will continue with roadway excavation, embankment, and drainage system work. Unless noted, there is usually no work on Saturdays and Sundays.


SPRING GARDEN BRIDGE: Traffic signal on State Route 70 at the Spring Garden Bridge 5 miles east of Quincy, indicating road work as the bridge is being rehabilitated. Work will continue through November. Expect 10-minute delays.

EAST OF TWAIN: Temporary traffic signal for one-way traffic control installed on SR 70 just east of Twain. The signal is in place while storm damage repair to the retaining wall is completed. The work will continue through November and possibly into 2018.

PULGA: Temporary 24-hour signal with minimum delays.


One-way-traffic control and up to 10 minute delays, Monday through Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Expect traffic during peak hours. Flaggers continue coordination traffic flow from different sides/entrances to town. Work is progressing ahead of schedule.

Chip seal operation is underway on State Route 139 near Eagle Lake in Lassen County.  One-Way Traffic Control with up to 15 minute delays are expected through late August.

The road between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is closed due to bridge replacement work. 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.

Chip seal operations will take place between Lake Boulevard and Shasta Dam starting July 25th. One-way traffic control with up to 15 minute delays.  Motorists and cyclists are encouraged to use Lake Boulevard as a detour.  Work expected to be completed by July 31, 2017.


Regular Schedule:

Monday to Friday - Single-time openings every 1/2 hour 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 delays.

Weekends - 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.


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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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