California road construction scheduled for Del Norte and Humboldt county

June 09, 2007 12:00 am

Triplicate staff

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following projects slated for work through June 14.

Del Norte County

•U.S. Hwy. 101: From milepost 43.2-46.5, widening of the Gilbert Creek Bridge continues between 7 a.m. to 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 continues between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. One-way traffic control with a temporary signal is in effect 24/7, and motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays.

Humboldt County

•Hwy. 101 at milepost 5.6, rehabilitation of South Fork Eel River Bridge begins June 11 between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•Between milepost 32.5-32.9, hillside stabilization from 0.7 miles to 0.3 south of Weott continues. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane 24/7. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

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

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

•Between milepost 63.0 to 66.5, work on the median barrier project has been moved to a new location, from Finch Creek Road to 0 .5 miles north of Loleta drive. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 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.

•Between milepost 79.8-85.9, a project to replace reflective pavement markers from Eureka Slough to the junction of Route 101/255 begins June 11. Work hours are 8 p.m.to 7 a.m. weekdays.Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•U.S. Hwy 299 from milepost 15.9 t-21.0, pavement work will be performed from 3.5 miles east of Simpson Road to 0.4 miles west of Chezem Road beginning June 11 between 7 a.m to 5 p.m. One-way traffic control will be in effect, and motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.

•Between milepost 24.6-38.6, a project to replace reflective pavement markers from Chezem Road to 0.1 miles west of Willow Road continues between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect and motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.

Mendocino County

•Hwy. 101 between milepost 03.1-05.9, emergency slide material removal from Comminsky Station Road to Pieta Creek Bridge continues between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•Between milepost 35.8-37.5, roadway repair due to pavement deterioration, from 03.6-01.9 miles south of Ridgewood Ranch Road continues. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24/7, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•Between milepost 81.0-84.0, a project to replace reflective pavement markers from 0.2 miles south of Bell Springs Road to Rattlesnake Creek Bridge begins June 14 between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•Between milepost 86.1-87.7, a shoulder improvement project from Hermitage Vista Point to the junction of Route 101/271 begins June 11 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. A shoulder closure will be in effect, and motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

•Between milepost 99.2-99.5, construction of the Confusion Hill Bypass continues. Intermittent closures to allow access for delivery trucks June 13 between 7 a.m. and noon, and motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays.

For information pertaining to emergency roadwork or for updates to scheduled roadwork, please contact the California Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 800-427-7623. Contact Phil Frisbie, Jr., Caltrans District 1 Public Information Officer, at the above telephone number or e-mail address.