California Department of Transportation - District 2
Acting District Director Dave Moore

Hwy 299 Delays


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SR 299w Buckhorn Grade: Construction crews will wrap up at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015. There will be no construction on Saturday, Sunday or on Monday, September 7, 2015. Construction will resume on Tuesday, September 8 at 3:00 a.m.

Interstate 5 in Lakehead at Antlers Bridge: No closures due to construction

*******299 CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS****This summer several safety-curve realignment and paving projects will be in construction on State Route 299 between Redding and Arcata. Please be advised maximum delays could reach 1 hour, 45 minutes.

299W/CAPSTONE: Crews are working on the sixth phase of the Buckhorn Grade Safety Improvement project (Capstone) on State Route 299 between Redding and Weaverville. One way traffic control is in place Mon-Saturday from 3:00am-3:00 p.m. Motorists should expect maximum delays of up to one hour. Average delays are about 45 minutes.

299 W/ENCHILADA CURVE IMPROVEMENT: Safety improvements are being made on the curve 0.5 mile east of Humboldt/Trinity County line to 0.1 mile west of Salyer. One way traffic control will be in effect between 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

299 W/OLD SHASTA: The Shasta ADA project is removing obstructions and barriers for pedestrians. One-way traffic control is in effect Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m just west of Mackley Alley to Red Bluff Road in the eastbound direction. Expected delays: 12-20 mins. Work is expected to continue through November.

299E/HAT CREEK CURVE REALIGNMENT PROJECT: One way traffic control is in effect eight miles from Burney from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., including some weekends. Motorists could experience up to 15 minute delays. This project is expected to be completed by July.

299E/ADIN PASS PHASE II: One way traffic control in effect with pilot car and flaggers. Delays expected to be 10-15 minutes. Expected to be completed by mid-August.


Both the north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning will close for construction the week of August 31, 2015 for an extended period of time. The Rest Areas will be completely remodeled over two construction seasons. The next SRRA in the southbound direction is located just outside Artois in Willows. In the northbound direction the closest SRRA is 4.4 miles north of Red Bluff.


There will be intermittent ramp closures on I-5 both north and southbound ramps for bridge maintenance. All ramps included in the project are marked with an orange square sign with long-term closure dates. All ramps will NOT be closed at once. When a ramp will be closed, motorists will see a portable sign with closure information five days in advance of the scheduled closure. Work will be done from 6:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m.

SR 44/SHINGLETOWN: One way traffic control will be in effect Monday-Thursday on SR44 in Shingletown between Bear Creek Bridge to Sandhouse Road.from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Crews will not work on weekends or holidays. Motorists should expect delays up to 15 minutes. Paving should be completed by mid-August.

U.S. 395 in Johnstonville. Crews are paving from 0.1 mile north of Bangham Lane to 0.3 mile south of Wendel Rd. One way traffic control will be in effect Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Delays are currently 15-18 minutes.

SR 97/ANGEL MAPLE SHOULDER WIDENING PROJECT: One way traffic control with a pilot car and flaggers will be in effect Monday-Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. between Angel Valley Rd. and Maple Avenue.

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