Roadwork On Highway 4, 49, 120, and 26
As reported here Caltrans is beginning to plow the Sonora Pass. They remind drivers to give snow plow operators some space and refrain from passing them. They ask drivers to slow down and devote their full attention to what’s ahead on the road and note that road conditions behind a plow are better than conditions in front of it.
In addition to snow removal Caltrans has several areas of road work planned.
At the Tuolumne Mariposa County line on Highway 49 from Moccasin Creek to Bear Valley the left and right shoulders will be closed for drainage work. The work is scheduled from 6:30AM to 5PM Tuesday though Friday and may cause 5-minute delays.
On Highway 120 in Tuolumne there will be slope repair limiting traffic to one lane and causing delays of 10-minutes. The area is from the South Fork Tuolumne Bridge to Goldeen Arrow Road. The slope repair work is scheduled to begin Wednesday at 7AM and go until 4PM each day through Saturday.
In Calaveras on Highway 4 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday look for drainage work and one-way traffic control at Lashkoff place and Strawberry Hill Road. The work is scheduled to take place between 8:30AM and 3PM and also cause about 10-minute delays.
Also in Calaveras some tree work on the left and right shoulder of Highway 12 is expected to delay traffic for 5-minutes. The trees are in the area of the North Fork of the Calaveras River and Highway 49. It is also scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30AM to 3PM.
As reported here, Highway 26 remains closed from Deardorff Road to Wood House Mine Road. The closure affects those traveling between Glencoe and West Point in Calaveras. A rock and dirt slide has kept the road shutdown since the February 14th and emergency repairs will be an estimated $2.4 million. There is no end date for the work yet. Other areas of work in Calaveras on Highway 26 include at Quail Oaks Drive for utility work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The work will fully close the highway delaying traffic for 5-minutes from 7AM to 5PM. There will also be shoulder work on HWY 26 from Nove Way to Highway 12. The work will only affect the left shoulder is similarly scheduled for Tuesday through Friday delaying traffic for 5-minutes from 7AM to 5PM.