Lincoln Blvd. onramp set to open May 20

Caltrans has announced that the southbound on-ramp from Lincoln Boulevard is set to reopen to traffic on Monday, May 20th. The on-ramp opening and activation of a new traffic signal at Lincoln Boulevard are expected to take place after 9 a.m. on Monday.

Read the Caltrans press release here.

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Lincoln Blvd off ramps to close Monday, April 15, 2013

Construction work on the southbound on-ramp from Lincoln Boulevard will begin on April 15, 2013.  A detour to Twelve Bridges Drive. will allow motorists to get onto southbound Highway 65.

Additionally, the northbound off-ramp at Lincoln Boulevard will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  on April 15 only.  A detour for this closure is Ferrari Ranch Road and a message sign south of Twelve Bridges Drive will warn northbound motorists of the closure so that they may use Twelve Bridges Drive East as an alternate to Ferrari Ranch Road.

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Temporary closure set for east Riosa Road at Highway 65

Temporary closure set for east Riosa Road at Highway 65

Placer County –  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists about the upcoming temporary closure of Riosa Road between the State Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass and Old Highway 65 in Sheridan.

A contractor is scheduled to rebuild a stretch of Riosa Road between the recently opened bypass and Old Highway 65.

  • The road is scheduled to be closed to traffic from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Riosa is scheduled to be closed around-the-clock starting Wednesday and continuing through Monday, November 5.

Motorists will be directed to a detour on West Wise Road. Roadside message boards will post the latest updates. Unexpected weather or other events may prolong or cause the work to be rescheduled. Caltrans urges motorists to use caution in this area and to “Slow for the Cone Zone”.

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Bypass Officially Open!

The Lincoln Bypass is now officially open to traffic. 

Check back for updates to any progress on finding funding for Phase 2B which will eventually extend the four-lane segment north of West Wise Road to south of the Yuba County line (approximately 3.7 miles).

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Motorists can expect weekend roadwork on Highway 65 in the Lincoln and Sheridan areas

Motorists can expect weekend roadwork on Highway 65 in the Lincoln and Sheridan areas

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to allow additional travel time this weekend on Highway 65 in the Lincoln and Sheridan areas.

Motorists can anticipate traffic congestion between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday around Highway 65 and Industrial Boulevard in Lincoln as well as on the north end of Highway 65 near Sheridan. Various lanes will be closed throughout the weekend to allow a contractor to complete work necessary to open the new 11.7 mile Lincoln Bypass  to traffic by the Monday morning commute. In addition, motorists can expect one-way traffic controls on Highway 65 north of Sheridan at various times during the nighttime hours.

Roadside message boards will be used to post the latest information.  Unexpected weather may prolong or cause the work to be rescheduled.  Caltrans urges motorists to use caution in this area and to “Slow for the Cone Zone”.

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Grand Opening Celebration set for October 5, 2012

Save the date for the grand opening of Placer County’s largest infrastructure project.

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency will host the grand opening celebration ceremony of the Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass on Friday October 5th at 10:00 a.m. Completion of this monumental $325 million project was accomplished through partnerships between the Placer CountyTransportation Planning Agency, Caltrans, the City of Lincoln, Placer County, the South Placer Regional Transportation Authority, and the federal government.

Read the press release here.

Download the Save the Date flyer here.

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Ferrari Ranch Road Lane Closure – Wednesday, August 8th

8/07/12

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the public of a planned lane closure on Wednesday, August 8th on Ferrari Ranch Road Eastbound #2 Lane between Caledon Circle and the new Bypass between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The contractor for the Bypass will be drilling and pouring concrete for the foundation for overhead signage.

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Temporary traffic shift set for Highway 65 near Sheridan

07/13/2012

Placer County  –  A temporary traffic shift for a two-lane stretch of Highway 65 north of Sheridan is scheduled to take effect Tuesday, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced.

Located between the towns of Wheatland and Sheridan, the new alignment will follow a route between the existing highway and Union Pacific railroad tracks. Motorists will be advised to reduce their speed to 45 mph as they approach the roadway curves. The detour is necessary to make way for construction of the north end connection between the existing highway and the new Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass.

Caltrans, the City of Lincoln and the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency are partners in the $292 million Lincoln Bypass project, which calls for constructing 11.7 miles of new highway around Lincoln and Sheridan. The bypass is expected to open in early fall.

Roadside message boards will be used to post the latest information.  Unexpected weather or events may prolong or cause the work to be rescheduled.  Caltrans urge motorists to use caution when driving in the area and to “Slow for the Cone Zone”.

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Overnight Lane Closures Planned for State Route 65

Concrete barrier installation planned north of Sheridan

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the public of planned lane closures on State Route 65 (SR-65) between the towns of Sheridan and Wheatland.

The overnight lane closures will be in effect tonight from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. Caltrans will implement one way traffic control in the affected area with signs, flaggers and a pilot vehicle to manage traffic through the construction zone.

Crews will be installing concrete barrier along the northbound shoulder in preparation for constructing a detour that will allow crews to construct the north-end Lincoln Bypass connection to the current SR-65 roadway. The detour will take approximately three weeks to construct and will remain in place until the opening of the Lincoln Bypass later this year.

The work being done is part of a $325 million project to create an 11.7-mile highway bypass around the City of Lincoln. The bypass will open to the public on schedule in 2012.

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Lane Closures Planned for Ferrari Ranch Road

Median reconstruction planned during lane closures

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting the public of planned lane closures on Ferrari Ranch Road.  At all times, one lane will be open in each direction between Joiner Parkway and Sorrento Parkway.

Crews will remove portions of the center median along Ferrari Ranch Road between Groveland Lane and Caledon Circle to widen the road and allow traffic to move through signalized intersections at the on and off ramps for the Lincoln Bypass. The new median will provide permanent separation between east and westbound traffic on Ferrari Ranch Road and also allow turning movements for traffic exiting the Lincoln Bypass.

Lane closures will remain in effect throughout this phase of construction, with an estimated completion timeline of three months.

The work being done is part of a $325 million project to create an 11.7-mile highway bypass around the City of Lincoln.  The bypass will open to the public on schedule in 2012.

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