Weekly Project Update
Major highway construction activity will have access for residents and businesses through the construction area. There will be highway access to all businesses in the construction area. Look for signs along the highway marking the temporary entrances.
The roadwork will widen the highway from two lanes to five lanes, which includes either a two-left turn lane in the center of the roadway or room for left-turn pockets at intersections.
This Week’s Update – September 12- 18:
State Route 99 (Sutter County) at Pennington Road west: Motorists may expect Pennington Road west to and from State Route 99 closed. Pennington will be closed to traffic traveling east or west across SR-99. Motorists should use Elm Street or Kola Street to travel safely across SR-99.
State Route 99 (Sutter County) between Ash Street and Nevada Street north: North- and southbound motorists may expect various lane, auxiliary lane and shoulder restrictions from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday for highway construction activity.
& Alternate Routes
Traffic will be temporarily shifted to the west side of the existing roadway between Archer Avenue and Pennington Road between May 1 to July 30. This will allow crews to repair and rehabilitate the existing highway roadway.
Motorists should be alert to temporary concrete barriers, or K-rail, placed on both sides of the highway in the work zone. The traffic lanes also will be narrower – from the usual 12 feet wide to 11 feet wide.
Trucking companies should be aware about restrictions for hauling oversize wide loads through Live Oak. The Caltrans Transportation Permit Office in Sacramento has set a maximum width of 10 feet for oversize loads such as mobile homes and heavy equipment.
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