District 2 - Redding

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We build and maintain state routes in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties, and portions of Butte and Sierra Counties.

October 2017

The information below is for District 2 planned lane closures only. For current Statewide real-time traffic information including chain controls, check Caltrans Quickmap. You may also call (530) 225-3452 for road updates, or follow us on Twitter: ‎@CaltransD2.


INTERSTATE 5 - two bridges north of Yreka

Widening and bridge rail upgrade of the Klamath River Bridge and UC is in progress. Northbound and southbound traffic on Interstate 5 currently under a 55 miles per hour speed reduction with single lane closures in effect for both directions.

The lane closures are anticipated to be removed by November 15, 2017 for the winter. Lane closures will again be in effect for the #1 lanes in both directions during next year’s construction season.

INTERSTATE 5 Collier Rest Area – Water Treatment Facility

Work began on this project on October 9th and will proceed, weather permitting, through the winter. The Collier Rest Area will remain open through the winter with minor impacts –or none to traffic on Interstate 5. It is anticipated that the rest area will be closed for stage two construction beginning early spring 2018, thru August 29, 2018. .


INTERSTATE 5 - between Weed/Mount Shasta (60+ miles North of Redding)

Alternating lane closures. Expect minor delays and intermittent ramp closures due to construction operations including paving, striping and other, for about 12 miles, between Weed and Mt. Shasta.



INTERSTATE 5 - Antlers Bridge Area, 23 miles north of Redding

Highway construction and bridge work continue north and south of the Antlers Bridge on I-5 in Shasta County. Expect minimal delays Monday to Friday starting at 6:00 a.m. No work going on during the weekends.

sidehill project

INTERSTATE 5 - southbound, 16 miles north of Redding

The Sidehill project on I-5, will replace the existing bridge with an 800 ft long bridge over a 400 ft long arch. Motorists driving southbound are asked to slow down and follow the signs for one lane closure to the left. Motorists driving northbound won't be affected by this project.

Lassen Lodge Project

STATE ROUTE 36 - east of Red Bluff

Near Lassen National Park in Tehama County, between Paynes Creek and the town of Mineral, 24-hour traffic control operations with up to 30 to 40 minutes traffic delays, 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Vehicles are traveling on an unpaved surface following a pilot car.


STATE ROUTE 36 - west of Red Bluff
Realignment project between post mile 36.05 and 40.44 in Humboldt County (west of Dinsmore).

*********Due to the anticipated rainfall, State Route 36 will be open today 10/19 and tomorrow 10/20. There will be some work happening onsite off to the side of the roadway but no traffic control will be in effect. Be careful when traveling through the jobsite during the rain. Work is to resume Monday morning at 8am.

Full highway closures: Monday through Friday between 8 am and 12 pm, and again between 1pm and 5pm. Please note that closures stop at 3 pm on Fridays. Also, Monday through Friday, traffic will be allowed through between 12 pm and 1 pm. During evenings and weekends, motorists can expect one-way traffic control with up to 30 minute delays. Anticipated to end in November, 2017.

State Route 70


EAST OF TWAIN: Temporary traffic signal for one-way traffic control installed on State Route 70 just east of Twain. The signal is in place while storm damage repair to the retaining wall is completed. The work will continue through November.


STATE ROUTE 70 - between the Greenville Wye and Spanish Creek Bride (at Quarry Rd) - load restrictions

Beginning on October 19, construction crews will be repairing the Rock Retaining Wall on State Route 70, between Greenville Wye and Spanish Creek Bridge. Load restrictions will be in place, limited to max. 12’ wide loads. A traffic signal will be installed on the 19th and will remain in place until mid-November. Expect 10 minute delays.

State Route 96

STATE ROUTE 96 - Happy Camp

The road is open, all lanes. Motorists may encounter Caltrans employees doing work at various locations along State Route 96, and at some points, there may be traffic control operations with minimal delays. Caltrans is working on a long stretch of SR 96, repairing the road from winter storm damage.

State Route 139


Two pavement projects are taking place on SR-139, one of them near Ambrose and the other one near Perez. Motorists can expect minimal delays to up to 15 minutes in both projects. The contractor, Rocky Mountain Construction, plans to work Monday thru Friday, from 7AM to 7PM. The anticipated completion date for these projects is October 31, 2017.

State Route 147

STATE ROUTE 147 Hamilton Bridge

The road between Hamilton Branch and Clear Creek is closed due the bridge being fully replaced. The bridge is located on State Route 147, 1.5 miles east of County Road A13. Detours are clearly marked via County Road A13 and SR 36.

Helena Fire Road RepairSTATE ROUTE 299 - between Junction City and Helena

From Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 6:30 PM through Monday, October 23 at 6:30 AM, the road will be open day and night, at all times.


Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 AM through Saturday, October 28 at 5:30PM
Anticipated delays up to 20 minutes. Directions given by flaggers at stop line. Follow a pilot car.

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:30PM through Saturday, October 28 at 6:30PM
Anticipated delays up to 20 minutes. Directions given by flaggers at stop line. Follow a pilot car.

Big French Creek

STATE ROUTE 299 at Big French Creek

THIS WEEKEND ONLY 10/20 10/22 - One way traffic control from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, with delays up to 10 minutes.

Monday, October 23, through November, 2017 - Minimal delays anticipated through daylight, Mondays through Saturdays, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, and no traffic delays overnight (6PM - 6AM) Monday through Saturday at 6PM, and on Sundays through Mondays at 6:00 am.

Image of sr299 in Shasta County

STATE ROUTE 299 at Buckhorn Grade

Lane closures are back on this stretch of the highway, as follows:

One-Way traffic control operations and up to 15 minute delays on Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21 from 7 am to 5 pm, due to erosion control work.

One-way traffic control operations and up to 15 inute delays from Monday, October 23 through Saturday, October 28, from 7 am to 6 pm, due to county line paving.

Travel Conditions


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Contact Information

General Information:

Phone: 530-225-3426
Fax: (530) 229-0502

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

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