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Road Conditions 530 225-3452
Please call the hotline for current road and traffic conditions. The office is not staffed on nights and weekends, but the hotline will be updated as needed.
****DELAYS EXPECTED ON INTERSTATE 5 NEAR ANTLERS BRIDGE IN LAKEHEAD ON LABOR DAY WEEKEND****
The heaviest traffic is expected on MONDAY September 1, 2014 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 pm. Delays could be 2-3 hours. Please consider avoiding this peak travel time while making your holiday plans. Delays could be as long as TWO to THREE HOURS. Detours onto State Route 89 may be necessary. However, permitted big rigs, are not advised to travel on SR 89. Portable restrooms will be available along the route and water will be available in emergency situations. Please be advised, there is also one lane in each direction on Anderson Grade just north of Yreka. For travel information while in your car, please tune your radio to 1610 AM.
STATE ROUTE 299 BELLA DIDDY PROJECT
Work is underway on the Bella Diddy project, 0.4 miles east of Intermountain Road to 0.3 miles west of Backbone Ridge Road. Here is the projected work schedule. Please remember, these plans are subject to change and we will update you here if they do:
On Sept. 2, 2014, crews are expected to resume dirt and drainage operations between Old Ranch Rd. and River Hills Estates. A second closure will take place west of Deschutes Rd. to postmile 30.3. Both closures will be short in length. Delays should be about 20 minutes.
Traffic to and from Redding from Dry Creek Rd., Old Alturas Rd. and Deschutes Rd.to be diverted to Bear Mountain Rd./Old Oregon Trail and SR 44 from 9/2-9/14 and again from 9/22-10/10.
On Sept. 7, 2014, 24 hour traffic control will resume to excavate the old road and place the new structural section at Old Ranch Rd.to just past Salt Creek Bridge.
Paving will resume September 15, 2014. Delays may be longer (30-45 min) during the hours of 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
The majority of this project is expected to be completed by the end of Fall 2014, weather permitting.
HACHET MOUNTAIN OVERLAY PROJECT
This project begins at Big Bend Road and proceeds east on SR 299 for eight miles to just west of Hatchet Mountain Summit. The contractor, Tullis, Inc., will grind out the old pavement and replace the surface with new asphalt. One way traffic control will be in effect. Expect delays between 10-12 minutes.
TRAFFIC CONTROL ON SR 32
Crews are performing grinding operations on SR 32 in Tehama County 7.9 miles west of SR 36 to 2.9 miles west of SR 36. Traffic control from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
BUCKHORN SUMMIT OPEN
The road has been paved and is undergoing temporary striping. No traffic control at Twin Gulches for Labor Day weekend.
RAMP CLOSURE IN ANDERSON ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
The northbound on-ramp to Interstate 5 from North Street in Anderson will be closed on September 3, 2014 between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.for pavement work.