Motorists may encounter delays during the evening and early-morning hours next week on Douglas Boulevard between Sierra College Boulevard and Seeno Avenue as a result of a road-overlay project funded by Placer County.
The Douglas roadwork is scheduled to start during the evening of Monday, Aug. 11and be completed on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 16. All of the work will be done between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. throughout the week because of the heavy traffic volumes on Douglas.
Nighttime motorists should expect delays, but the delays should not last long. During the first three nights, there will be lane closures with traffic controls in both directions.
For the last two nights, detours will be in effect. On Thursday, Aug. 14, westbound Douglas will remain open, but eastbound Douglas traffic will be detoured southward on Sierra College and east on Eureka Road to Barton Road. On Friday night, the detour will be reversed, with Douglas open to eastbound traffic and westbound traffic detoured to Barton, Eureka and Sierra College.
This summer, Placer County is spending approximately $4 million on road-overlay projects from west Roseville to North Lake Tahoe.
The estimated cost of the Douglas work is $700,000. Placer County has contracted with Teichert Construction to repair cracks and potholes in the road and to repave the entire roadway between Sierra College Boulevard and Seeno.