California Department of Transportation - District 2
 

Current Highway Conditions & Planned Roadwork

CURRENT HIGHWAY CONDITIONS Redding weather

Slow for the Cone Zone
Slow for the Cone Zone

Traffic alerts Provided by Caltrans District 2

Mt Shasta at I-5 Sweetbrier

***STRONG WIND ADVISORY FOR SISKIYOU COUNTY FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT***

Strong, gusty southeast winds will develop in the Shasta Valley and parts of Northern California Friday evening. The National Weather Service says winds will most likely cause travel difficulties for high-profile vehicles utilizing east-west routes due to cross winds. Maximum wind gusts could be as high as 52 mph in Yreka and 32 mph in Happy Camp.


***UPDATE 10/23 @ 3:45 P.M. INTERSTATE 5 ACCIDENTS

All southbound lanes open just south of Sims Rd. at scene of jack-knifed big rig. Back up currently 12 miles. Slow moving traffic through the area.

Southbound #2 lane open, #1 lane shut at Vollmers for load recovery at scene of big rig accident.


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:

Traffic should be on the new Lemm Creek Bridge on the week of 10/26.

JF Shea and Caltrans would like to thank everyone for their patience as we complete the reconstruction and widening of this difficult section of highway.


****ROADWORK THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR TRAVEL IN OREGON****

In Oregon, northbound Interstate 5: Motorists should expect congestion and long delays at mileposts 162-170, about half way between Roseburg and Eugene, between 3:00 p.m. and 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday until mid-November due to road construction. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes or adjust their travel times to avoid peak hours.