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INTERSTATE 5/ANTLER'S BRIDGE: Beginning Tuesday, April 19, 2016 contractors will begin work on the Interstate 5 approaches to the Antler's Bridge in Lakehead. This will require the closure of one lane in each direction through September. One lane in the southbound direction will be closed Tuesday, April 19, 2016. One lane in the northbound direction will be closed by Thursday, April 21, 2016. A surveillance vehicle will monitor traffic on designated holidays.
TRINITY 3 SLIP OUT: Crews are removing debris from State Route 3 in Trinity County at Slate Creek. The road is closed but there is an alternate route around the closure via Trinity Dam Blvd. and Slate Creek Road. The following restrictions apply: 4-wheel drive vehicles are recommended. No trailers. Under one-way traffic control at ALL times. Access is subject to change due to road and weather conditions and the need for continued improvements. Priority given to emergency and service vehicles and local residts. An additional alternate route is available via Trnity Mountain Road/Eastside Road betwen SR 299 near French Gulch and Trinity Center. Vehicles travel on unpaved surface and should proceed slowly and with caution. Delays on alternate route between 10-15 minutes.
SR 299/BUCKHORN GRADE: Construction crews have begun work on the sixth phase of the Capstone project between Redding and Weaverville. 24 hour traffic control is in effect seven days a week due to the unpaved road. However, construction crews will only be working from 6:00 p.m.-4:00 a.m. Delays are expected to be between 30-45 mins.
SR 96/SEIAD: Emergency work is underway on State Route 96 near Seiad. One-way traffic control is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week while crews repair the roadway. Construction is expected to last until May 2016.
SR 273/Shasta County: PG&E is making improvements to its natural gas pipeline serving the Redding area. This will impact Highway 273 and various side streets. PG&E will continue to provide updates on their work schedule on this site. You may also contact your local PG & E representative Alan Lowman at (916) 936-7649 or send an email to email@example.com for more information.
SR 299/Post mile 8 to 18.4: Maintenance crews will be working on this stretch of 299 May 2nd-5th from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 10 minute delays are expected.
SR 299/FROM REDDING TO ARCATA: Caltrans is recommending adding an additional 45-60 minutes to your travel time due to delays with several projects.
299W/Junction City-Industrial Parkway: Pavement work has begun on the Weaverville Pavement project. One-way traffic control with a pilot car and flaggers is in place from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Delays are expected to be 12-15 mins. Preliminary work is expected to last until mid-November. Paving will take place Spring 2016.
299W/COLLINS BAR CURVE: Slide removal is taking place in Trinity County 0.5 miles east of Burnt Ranch to 1.5 miles east of Burnt Ranch. One way traffic control in effect from 6:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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.
CORNING SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA LONG TERM CLOSURES
Both the north and southbound Safety Roadside Rest Areas near Corning are closed during construction. 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.
ROADSIDE REST AREA CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE: The Honey Lake SRRA on U.S. 395, 7.7. miles north of Milford will be closed for maintenance from December 16, 2015 through at least January 11, 2016.
*****SEASONAL SAFETY ROADSIDE REST AREA CLOSURES****
Hillcrest SRRA-3.9 miles east of Montgomery Creek on SR 299. Scheduled to reopen May 1, 2016.
Lake Almanor SRRA- 4.3 miles east of Chester on SR 36. Scheduled to reopen on May 1, 2016.