Labor Day Weekend Road Closures

With a busy holiday weekend ahead, drivers in the north state should be aware of road closures, delays and alternative routes.

Posted: Aug 30, 2018 11:20 AM
Updated: Aug 30, 2018 11:32 AM

REDDING, Calif. - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 2 has released some road closures and information for drivers to be aware of for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. 

Interstate 5, Dunsmuir to Mount Shasta

Lane closures will remain in place, with traffic restricted to one lane in each direction. Southbound 1-5 to Southbound State Route 89 connector ramp and the Northbound State Route 89 to Southbound 1-5 connector map is remaining closed. Detours are in place. 

Drivers may experience lengthy delays during the following peak traffic periods: 

  • Friday, August 31, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • Monday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, Sept. 4, 12 - 4 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, Sept. 5, 1 - 4 p.m. 

During peak traffic times, North Mt. Shasta Blvd. off-ramp from Southbound I-5 may be closed. Drivers are urged to stay on the freeway in the area and take advised delay routes. 

State Route 299W, between Redding and Weaverville

Post Carr Fire emergency repair work is still in place between Redding and Trinity Dam Blvd., near Lewiston. Drivers can expect traffic control in various locations with up to 30-minute delays during these times: 

  • Friday, august 31, 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, Sept. 4, 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Rest Area Closures

The Collier Rest Area (on I-5 in Siskiyou County, north of Yreka) will remain closed through Labor Day Weekend

The Grass Lake Rest Area (on U.S. 97 in Siskiyou County) remains closed for water treatment system replacement 

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