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, December 19 through Thursday, December 25

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.

In observance of the Christmas holiday, Caltrans crews and contractors will not be performing any activity on state highways that would include lane closures from Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28.  However, Caltrans will respond to emergency situations with traffic control as required.  Have a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season.


Del Norte County

Route 101 (2/2.3) – Emergency drainage work from 1.2 miles to 1.5 miles south of South Bank Road will continue. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101SA

Route 199 (8.2/8.5) – Caltrans will be performing geotechnical drilling near the Smith River Canyon Viaduct beginning Tuesday, December 9. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#M199BA


Humboldt County

Route 101 (86.3/87.8) – Cable median barrier installation from the 11th Street Overcrossing to the Arcata Overhead Bridge will continue.  A southbound shoulder closure will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101KA

Route 169 (21.7/23.6) – Pavement repairs from .8 miles south to 1.2 miles north of Cappell Creek Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. LC#C169EA

Route 211 (73.2/74.3) – Overlay work from Ocean Avenue to Market Street will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8AM to 4PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C211CA

Route 299 (19.1) – Curve improvements near Bair Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C299EA


Lake County

There is no major roadwork scheduled for Lake County from Friday, December 19 through Thursday, December 25.


Mendocino County

Route 1 (43.0) – Bridge deck rehabilitation at the Salmon Creek Bridge will continue.  One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7AM to 5PM, weekdays.  Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.  LC#C1IA

Route 101 (38.2) – Emergency roadway repairs just south of Ridgewood Ranch Road will begin Sunday, December 21.  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.  LC#C101AA

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

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.)