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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. 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:
The contractor, JF Shea, is planning to get to the east end of the project by Labor Day weekend. 24 hour traffic control is expected to continue through Thursday, August 28, 2014. Crews will be off the road until Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
On Sept. 2, 2014, crews are expected to resume dirt and drainage operations at the far west end. Traffic control from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
On Sept. 8, 2014, 24 hour traffic control will resume to excavate the old road and place the new structural section starting at PM 30.3 and working east.
On Sept. 15, 2014, possibility of a second closure from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.on the roadway at the east end.
Paving will resume September 22-September 28. 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.
24 HOUR TRAFFIC CONTROL ON SR 299 AT BUCKHORN SUMMIT
Around the clock traffic control on State Route 299 near Buckhorn Summit is in effect. Motorists will be traveling on 1/4 mile of unpaved roadway for several weeks. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers and drivers should expect up to 25 minute delays at this location.
SR 299 BETWEEN REDDING AND ARCATA
A number of safety improvement and paving projects are underway along SR 299. There will be delays. Please allow at least an extra hour to reach your destination.
STATE ROUTE 273 PAVING PROJECT IN DOWNTOWN REDDING
A paving and restriping project is underway on SR 273 in Downtown Redding from the North Market Street Bridge to Buenaventura. Most work will be done at night. Traffic control will be in effect from 8pm until 6am Mon-Fri. Lane configurations will be changing this week on California and Market. Motorists are urged to drive carefully through the area. There may be some occasional weekend work.