Sonora, CA — Caltrans is abuzz — day and night — again this week in the Mother Lode.
The most significant delay to plan for looks to be in Tuolumne County, where hefty 15-minute delays are anticipated as tree work continues each weekday on eastbound and westbound Highway 120 from Old Priest Grade Road to the west boundary of Yosemite National Park. Crews will be on-scene daily from 5:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.
On Highway 108, expect ten-minute traffic interruptions every weekday between Soulsbyville Road and Strawberry East during tree work slated from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Motorists may also find brief delays daily between Sonora Snow Park and Cascade Creek Road as maintenance is performed from 8:15 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.
Overnights In Calaveras, Beginning Sunday
In Calaveras County, overnight work beginning Sunday along Highway 4 includes striping between Foundry Lane and Anrey Court, which will set up nightly at 9 p.m. and run through Friday, wrapping up daily at 7 a.m., bringing brief delays.
Beginning Sunday on Highway 12, overnight striping from the Sacramento/San Joaquin County line to Highway 49 will be in place nightly at 7 p.m. and pick up at 6 a.m. through Friday morning, causing ten-minute traffic interruptions. Another stretch of Highway 12 between Cedar Street and Highway 49 will similarly be tied up for grinding operations.
Overnights on Highway 26, beginning Sunday, grinding and paving between Savage Way and Paloma Road will continue through Friday morning from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m., likely to bring ten-minute setbacks for motorists.
On Highway 49, overnight striping under a moving closure beginning Sunday at 6 p.m. is slated through Thursday morning. Operations will run between Copello Drive and Angels Road, picking up daily by 7 a.m. Motorists should anticipate ten-minute delays.
Daytime Delays In Calaveras
Weekdays along Highway 4 between Black Springs Road and Ganns Meadow Drive grinding and paving is planned from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., possibly creating five-minute waits.
Expect ten-minute daytime delays on Highway 26 in three spots this week. This includes every weekday while construction is underway between Quail Oaks Road and Gold Creek Drive from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, during drainage work between Savage Way and Olive Branch Road from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday between Savage Way and Nichols Road as a utility crew works from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m.
On Highway 49 in San Andreas, utility work between Mountain Ranch Road and Main Street continues during the weekdays, likely to generate brief delays between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.