Sonora, CA — Delays of up to ten minutes at a time will be the norm most of the week across many work zones set up along the major Mother Lode roadways.
Expect several hot spots daily on Highway 108. These are located at Fifth Avenue in Jamestown as utility repairs continue every weekday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.; between Lyons Dam Road and Strawberry East during tree work weekdays and Saturday from 6:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.; from Long Barn to Stoddard Springs Road — and from there to the Donnell Rest Area — as paving crews work from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.; between Camp Blue Road to Georges Drive weekdays during drainage work from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Additionally, Tuesday through Friday a tree crew will be toiling between Coffill and Middle Camp Sugar Pine roads from 6:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Highway 120 in Groveland will be abuzz, too. Tree work is still going on between Old Priest Grade and the Yosemite National Park West Boundary entrance, scheduled Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday Caltrans will close part of the highway between Merrell and Ferretti roads from 8:45 until 10 a.m. to accommodate the kick off parade for the 49ers Festival and Chili-Salsa Cookoff. Remember, too, that ten-minute delays are ongoing as round-the-clock renovations continue at the Tuolumne River Bridge.
Calaveras County Roads Also Heavily Scheduled
On northbound Highway 49 in San Andreas, there is a 24-hour closure of the #1 left lane and right shoulder from Main Street to Pool Station Road for utility potholing. Hours run from 6 a.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Friday; same deal for the section of roadway on northbound 49 from Mountain Ranch Road to Main Street. Also Highway 49 utility work will be conducted between Lumber Avenue and Highway 12 every weekday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday only, scheduled drainage work will run from San Antonio Creek to Carol Kennedy Drive.
On Highway 4 from the Stanislaus/Calaveras County Line to Highway 49 in San Andreas paving crews will be busy every weekday from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. Similar work will be rolling out between Dorrington Station to Cabbage Patch Log Road on the same days from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Striping on Highway 4 is planned Monday through Thursday under a moving closure between Main Street, Douglas Flat and the Calaveras/Alpine County Line from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Drainage work Monday through Wednesday is slated at Beatrice Drive from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday similar chores will be underway between Hillcrest Drive and Sheep Ranch Road during the same times.
Utility crews are also assigned to work on Highway 4 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the following days: every weekday between Lakemont Drive and Henry Street/Lilac Street; Tuesday through Friday between Meadow View Road and the Arnold Byway (Old Highway); Thursday and Friday between Manuel Road/Maple Street and the Arnold Byway (Old Highway).
Too, on Highway 26, crews will be attending to utility chores between Vista Del Lago and St. Andrews Road in Valley Springs every weekday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Safe travels to you!