California Department of Transportation - District 2
Acting District Director Dave Moore

Hwy 299 Delays


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*****299 CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS******This summer several safety-curve realignment and paving projects will be in construction on State Route 299 between Redding and Arcata. Please be advised maximum delays could reach 1 hour, 45 minutes.

299W/CAPSTONE: Crews are working on the sixth phase of the Buckhorn Grade Safety Improvement Project (Capstone) on State Route 299 between Redding and Weaverville. One-way traffic control is in effect Mon-Sat from 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motorists should expect maximum delays of up to one hour. Average delays are about 45 minutes.

299 W/ENCHILADA CURVE IMPROVMENT: Safety improvements are being made on the curve 0.5 miles 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. and 5:00 p.m.

299 W/OLD SHASTA: The Shasta ADA project is removing obstructions and barriers for pedestrians. One-way traffic control is in effect Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. just west of Mackley Alley to Red Bluff Road in the eastbound direction. Expected delays are 12-20 minutes. Work is expected to continue through November.


Both the north and southbound SRRAs near Corning will close for construction beginning August 31, 2015 for an extended period of time. The Rest Areas will be completely remodeled over the next two construction seasons. The nearest SRRA in the southbound direction is located in Artois near Willows. In the northbound directions the closest SRRA is 4.4 miles north of Red Bluff.


There will be intermittent ramp closures on I-5 both north and southbound ramps for bridge maintenance. All ramps included in the project are marked with an orange sign indicating long-term closure dates. All ramps will NOT be closed at once. When a ramp is scheduled for closure, motorist will see a portable message sign with closure information five days in advance of the scheduled closure. When a ramp is closed for work, it will be clearly marked with signs and cones and a detour will be available. Work is done at night between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. Monday night through Saturday mornings.

SR 44/SHINGLETOWN: One-way traffic control is in effect Monday-Thursday on SR 44 in Shingletown between Bear Creek Bridge to Sandhouse Road from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crews will not work on weekennds or holidays. Motorists should expect delay up to 15-minutes.

US 395 in Johnstonville. Crews are paving from 0.1 mile north of Bangham Lane to 0.3 mile south of Wendel Rd. One-way traffic control is in effect Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Delays are currently 15-18 minutes.

SR 97/ANGLE MAPLE SHOULDER WIDENING PROJECT: One-way traffic control with a pilot car and flaggers will be in effect Monday-Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. between Angel Vally Rd. and Maple Avenue

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