California Department of Transportation - District 2

Current Highway Conditions & Planned Roadwork


Slow for the Cone Zone
Slow for the Cone Zone

Traffic alerts Provided by Caltrans District 2

Mt Shasta at I-5 Sweetbrier

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INTERSTATE 5 ANTLER'S BRIDGE ON 4TH OF JULY: Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction on Interstate 5 in Lakehead in order to work on the approaches to the Antler's Bridge. Motorists may encounter long delays on 4th of July weekend. Peak travel times in the northbound direction are Friday, July 1,2016 from 10:00 a.m-11:00 p.m. and Saturday July 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. In the southbound direction, look for the heaviest traffic on Monday, July 4, 2016 between 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday July 5, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Please try and plan your travel to your holiday destitation around these times to avoid long backups.

SR 299/BUCKHORN GRADE: One way traffic control is in effect 24/7, seven days a week. Expect delays of up to 45 minutes. There are sections of unpaved road. Lane closures will be from top to bottom. No night work scheduled for the week of June 20, 2016. But that is subject to change.

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 for more information.

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.

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.

299 E/PIT ONE SHOULDER WIDENING: Crews are working to widen the shoulders at the narrow pass on Pit One Summit. 24 hour traffic control is in place. Expect 10-15 minute delays.

INTERSTATE 5-RED BLUFF ON/OFF RAMPS: Grinding and paving on several on/off ramps on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff will begin May 8, 2016. Work will be done on the Central Red bluff Interchange, the Diamond Avenue and South Main Street ramps. All closures are expected to occur at night. The project is expected to be completed by the middle of June.

INTERSTATE 5-SOUTH WEED PROJECT: Work will begin on the South Weed Project on May 3, 2016. Construction will take place from just north of Mt. Shasta to Central Weed. During the first phase, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Truck Village to Central Weed. Ramp closures, with detours, will take place intermittently during this first phase. 30 minute delays are possible during peak travel times. The entire project is expected to be completed by October 2017.


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.