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Roadwork resumes Tuesday

Triplicate staff

Motorists should find smooth driving this weekend as regional road construction is halted for Memorial Day.

Caltrans suspended work on Northern California highways at noon Friday in observance of the Memorial Day weekend.

Beginning Tuesday, however, motorists can expect delays as road crews return to work. Road construction is planned for the following roads.

Del Norte County

•U.S. Hwy. 101, from milepost 43.2 to 46.5: Widening of Gilbert Creek Bridge continues between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect, and motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays.

•U.S. Hwy. 199 from milepost 25.4-28.1: A curve realignment project from Siskiyou Fork Road to Idlewild Maintenance Station Road will continue between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. weekdays. One-way traffic control with a temporary signal is in effect 24/7. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.

Curry County

•Hwy. 101 from 352.28 to 357.87, minor corrective work continues. Expect some single-lane closures in Brookings.

From milepost 350.39 to 350.80, Cape Ferrelo slide repair work is substantially complete. Some minor corrective work remains.Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures.

At milepost 347.78, Thomas Creek Bridge, work will mostly take place under the bridge. Traffic control will be in place to allow equipment to be placed on towers. Motorists should intermittent single-lane closures until the middle of September.

Humboldt County

•Hwy. 101 from milepost 32.5-32.9: Hillside stabilization from 0.7 to 0.3 miles south of Weott will continue. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane 24/7. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

From milepost 39.8-43.0, sink hole repair at approximately 2 miles north of Redcrest will continue. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24/7. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

From milepost 54.6-57.7, a project to replace the southbound Van Duzen River Bridge will continue between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24/7. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

From milepost 58.7-60.5, a median barrier project from Drake Hill Road to 12th Street will continue between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24/7, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

Josephine County

•Hwy. 199 at Laurel, a bridge replacement and highway widening has flaggers and single-lane traffic during the day.

At the East and West Fork Bridge replacements, watch for equipment leaving the work zone.

Jackson County

•Interstate 5 at South Medford Interchange Exit 27, a detour is complete. Watch for equipment and trucks working near and leaving the work zone.

At Exit 35 a bridge project has lowered speed limits to 55 mph.

Coos County

•Hwy. 101 from milepost 274.57 to 275.95, expect daytime single-lane closures as work on manholes and piping continues on the east side of highway. Nighttime construction will run from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily with flaggers providing traffic control.

At milepost 253, a slide repair project closes Beaver Hill Road. Two lanes of traffic will remain open and no delays are expected. Motorists should watch for traffic cones and equipment.

At milepost 238.96, expect lane closures from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on varying days as work continues.

Douglas County

•I-5 from milepost 146-168, watch for closed shoulders and occasional lane closures southbound and northbound from milepost 146 to 168. Flaggers will occasionally provide traffic control on the on-ramps.

At milepost 125-139, expect occasional lane closures while this work is completed.

At milepost 113-120, two lanes will remain open in each direction on Memorial Day weekend as no work is planned. From May 29, motorists should watch for occasional lane closures as crews complete the final work on this project.

At milepost 104-110, Myrtle Creek area bridges the northbound off-ramp at exit 108 is expected to remain closed until late June.

Over the South Umpqua River motorists should expect intermittent daytime closures of the left lanes in both directions of I-5 at mile point 105.4. Watch for crews, trucks and other equipment entering and exiting the median immediately north and south of the bridges.

At Exit 99, northbound traffic is detoured to the southbound lanes from milepost 98.2-99.2. Construction on the northbound bridge continues.

At milepost 81-88 southbound traffic should expect single-lane closures. Motorists should watch for construction vehicles leaving and entering the roadway.

At milepost 88.1, motorists should expect shoulder closures with occasional single-lane closures during the performance of repair work on the bridge over I-5.

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