California Department of Transportation District 1
 

Road Information Bulletin

Del Norte and Humboldt Counties:
Eli Rohl, Public Information Officer
Phone: (707) 441-3998, TTY 711
E-mail: Eli_Rohl@dot.ca.gov


Lake and Mendocino Counties:
Phil Frisbie, Jr., Public Information Officer
Phone: (707) 441-4678, TTY 711
E-mail: Phil_Frisbie@dot.ca.gov

Road Conditions: 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD)
http://www.dot.ca.gov/


Major roadwork scheduled
Friday, August 29 through Thursday, September 4

The following scheduled roadwork has been verified at time of release. Please keep in mind work is weather permitting and subject to change. For updates to this list, please revisit this web page or check with the California Highway Information Network (CHIN) at www.dot.ca.gov/ or 1-800-GAS-ROAD (1-800-427-7623). For information pertaining to emergency roadwork, check the CHIN. For media updates, please contact the appropriate Public Information Officer listed above.

Caltrans will suspend work on Northern California highways from Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend.  However, due to unforeseen circumstances, it may be necessary for Caltrans Maintenance forces to respond to emergency situations.


Del Norte County

Route 101 (0.5/14.0) – Culvert rehabilitation at various locations from just north of the Del Norte/Humboldt County line to Rudisill Road will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C101LA

Route 101 (4.0) – Bridge repairs at the G. H. Douglas Memorial Klamath River Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control with temporary signal is in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  Wide load restrictions may apply. LC#C101MB

Route 101 (17.3/17.5) – Sink repair from 2.8 to 3.0 miles south of the Mill Creek Park Entrance will continue.  A shoulder closure will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101VB

Route 101 (27.2/27.9) – Pedestrian safety enhancements just north of Burtschell Street will continue.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.  LC#C101NA


Humboldt County

Route 96 (14.0) – PG&E has been issued a Caltrans encroachment permit for tree removal near Big Hill Lookout Road beginning Tuesday, September 2.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 2:30PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#P96BA

Route 96 (28.9) – Bridge rehabilitation at the Bluff Creek Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C96NA

Route 101 (86.3/87.8) – Cable median barrier installation from the 11th Street Overcrossing to the Arcata Overhead will continue.  A shoulder closure will be in effect from 7AM to 4PM, weekdays.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101KA

Route 101 (97.6/98.6) – Bridge seismic retrofit work from 0.5 miles south of Westhaven to 0.5 miles north of Sixth Avenue will continue. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns, and are advised to watch for bicyclists. LC#C101TB

Route 169 (15.1/23.7) – Highway work from 0.5 mile east of the Pecwan Creek Bridge to Cappell Creek Road will continue.  Daytime work hours are 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  One-way traffic control will be in effect, and motorists should anticipate 15 minute delays. LC#C169EA

Route 255 (8.1/8.4) – PG&E has been issued a Caltrans Encroachment permit for utility work from just south of the railroad crossing to J Street.  A shoulder closure will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.  LC#P255BA

Route 299 (20.1/21.0) – Highway repairs from 0.6 miles west to 0.3 miles east of Chezem Road will continue.  One-way traffic control with a temporary signal will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C299FA

Route 299 (38.7/39.1) – Willow Creek Community Services has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit to hold the Bigfoot Days Parade between Willow Road and Willow way on Saturday, August 30.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 9AM to noon.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.    LC#P299AA


Lake County

There is no major roadwork scheduled for Lake County from Friday, August 29 through Thursday, September 4.


Mendocino County

Route 1 (3.5/39.0) – PG&E has been issued a Caltrans encroachment permit for tree work from just north of Pirates Drive to just south of Cameron Road beginning Tuesday, September 2.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 4PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#P1EA

Route 1 (33.4/33.9) – Replacement of the Greenwood Creek Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control with a temporary signal will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C1AA

Route 1 (61.2/61.7) – Geocon Consultants has been issued a Caltrans Encroachment permit to perform core drilling from Madrone Avenue to the railroad crossing.  A shoulder closure will be in effect from 7:30AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.   LC#P1EA

Route 1 (75.0/90.6) – Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from Blue Slide Gulch to the Cottoneva Creek Bridge beginning Tuesday, September 2.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#M1DA

Route 20 (27.5/31.6) – Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from Two Rock Lookout to the railroad tracks beginning Wednesday, September 3.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 4PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#M20BA

Route 101 (4.5/5.0) – Caltrans will perform slide repairs near the Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge (near Frog Woman Rock).  Northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.  LC#M101GA

Route 101 (39.4/41.2) – Northern Aggregates, Inc. of Willits has been issued a Caltrans Encroachment permit to add turn lanes just south of Black Bart Drive.  A shoulder closure will be in effect from 7AM to 3PM, weekdays. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.    LC#P101FB

Route 101 (43.0/44.0) – Highway construction 1.0 mile south of the Haehl Overhead Bridge to the Haehl Overhead Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C101CB

Route 101 (47.5/50.8) – Highway construction from 0.8 to miles south of the North Willits Railroad Crossing to Reynolds Highway will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C101CB

Route 101 (106.6/106.8) – Pavement repairs just south of the Humboldt/Mendocino County line will begin Tuesday, September 2.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6:30AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C101JA

Route 128 (0.0) – Guardrail repairs at the junction of Routes 1/128 will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 4PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C128DA

Route 128 (23.8/50.0) – Culvert rehabilitation at various locations from Philo to the Mendocino/Sonoma County line will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 6PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C128CA

Route 253 (10.4/13.4) – Culvert rehabilitation at various locations from 2.9 miles south of Butler Ranch to Butler Ranch will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.  LC#C253DA

Slow for the Cone Zone

Caltrans wishes to advise motorists to drive with caution when approaching work areas and to be prepared to stop at traffic control stations.

The Caltrans Traffic Operations Office has reviewed each project and determined that individual project delays are expected to be less than the statewide policy maximum of 30 minutes, unless noted otherwise above. (Bold type denotes a change from the previous bulletin.)