Caltrans has work scheduled on a number of projects in the region this week.

Here’s what motorists can expect:

Butte County

long-term project

  • State Route 70: Work is wrapping up on a $48.6 million project by Caltrans and the Butte County Association of Governments to widen the existing two-lane highway to five lanes south of Oroville between Ophir Road and Palermo, create a continuous two-way left-turn lane, widen the shoulders and increase the clear recovery zone area for errant vehicles to safely recover and correct direction. Completion is expected in 2019. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

 

Short-term projects

  • State Route 32, or West Eighth Street: At Orient Street, westbound motorists can expect the left shoulder closed from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. today through Thursday for utility work.
  • State Route 32, or East Ninth Street: Between Linden Street and Willow Street, eastbound motorists can expect the right and left shoulders closed 7 a.m.-5 p.m. today for utility work.
  • State Route 70: From 0.1 miles east of the Pulga Maintenance Station to 0.3 miles east of the station, motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. today through Friday  for PG&E to work on utility poles at the Poe Dam.
  • State Route 162: Between 18th Street North and the State Route 70 interchange, east- and westbound motorists can expect median and right shoulder restrictions at various locations from 9:30 p.m.-7 p.m. today through Saturday for utility work.

 

Colusa County

long-term projects

  • State Routes 20/45: Utility relocation work continues in advance of a $13.5 million project by Caltrans, the city of Colusa and Colusa County to replace the old pavement, flatten the roadway, construct new sidewalks, curbs and gutters and improve drainage between Market Street and Butte Vista Way. Roadway construction is expected to start in 2020.
  • State Route 20: Between the intersection of Market and Bridge streets and Country Club Drive, motorists can one-way traffic control at various locations from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today through Friday for utility work.

 

Yuba County

long-term projects

  • State Route 20: Work continues on a $16.8 million project funded by Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, to rehabilitate the pavement, widen shoulders and realign the roadway between Loma Rica Road to Spring Valley Road. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.
  • State Routes 20/70: Work continues on a $3.8 million project to upgrade sidewalks, ADA ramps, curbs and gutters at various locations in Marysville to meet current standards. Completion is expected in 2019. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.
  • State Route 70: Work continues on an $83 million funded by Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, to replace the Simmerly Slough Bridge. Completion is expected in spring 2022. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

 

Short-term projects

  • State Route 20: Between the Yuba River, or Parks Bar Bridge and Hammonton/Smartsville Road, motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. today through Friday for utility work.
  • State Route 49: Between Wilsons Log Cabin/Marysville Road and the Yuba Pass Summit about 12 miles north of Sierra City, north- and southbound motorists can expect various lane restrictions from 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. today through Friday for miscellaneous work.
  • State Route 70: Between the Cark Divide Canal and McGowan Parkway, north- and southbound motorists can expect various lane and shoulder restrictions from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today through Friday for K-rail installation work.

 

Sutter County

long-term projects

  • State Route 20: Work continues on a $37.7 million project funded by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, to restore nearly 12 lane miles of pavement between Lytle Road and the Sutter Bypass, widen the shoulders and replace the Wadsworth Canal Bridge. Completion is expected in 2020.
  • State Route 20: At the Wadsworth Canal Bridge, motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today through Friday for bridge work.
  • State Route 99: Utility relocation work continues in advance of a $37 million pavement and streetscape project by Caltrans and the city of Live Oak to replace the old pavement, flatten the roadway, construct new sidewalks, curbs and gutters, upgrade drainage systems, and improve traffic signals, bicycle and pedestrian signals between Pennington Road and Elm Street. Roadway construction is expected to start in 2020.

 

Short-term projects

  • State Route 70: At the SR-70/State Route 99 junction, northbound motorists can expect the right shoulder closed from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Friday for electrical work.
  • State Route 99: Between the Cross Canal Bridge and the State Route 70 junction, north- and southbound motorists can expect the right shoulder closed from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Friday for electrical work.

Recommended for you