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Friday, August 26, 2016 at 9:36 AM - For Immediate Release

Roadwork on I-80 to Cause Delays Aug. 26-29; Customers Advised to Plan Ahead

SACRAMENTO – Construction work on westbound Interstate 80 near the junction to Interstate 5 is expected to cause extensive delays from Aug. 26- Aug. 29.  Airport customers using those routes are advised to add 45 minutes to their travel time, or to use Business 80 as an alternate.

The closures are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Friday, August 26 and continue through 5 a.m. Monday, August 29. Access to and from eastbound I-80 will remain open.

Under the plan, the following ramps will be closed:

  • The northbound Truxel Road on-ramp to WB I-80.
  • The north- and southbound I-5 ramps to WB I-80.
  • All WB I-80 ramps at West El Camino.
  • The P Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 and westbound U.S. 50.

Roadwork is subject to change on short notice.  For more information visit the Caltrans website.

To keep current on road conditions, follow the Caltrans twitter feed at @CaltransDist3, or their Facebook page. For real-time road conditions, visit the Caltrans QuickMap

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