Drivers can expect some delays Thursday, Oct. 1, and Friday, Oct. 2, as crews conduct blast work on Highway 36, east of Coppervale. Map posted by Caltrans District 2

Highway 36 blast work scheduled Thursday and Friday afternoons, traffic delays expected

Make sure to plan ahead if you are traveling between Westwood and Susanville Thursday, Oct. 1, and Friday, Oct. 2, as road work could cause delays of up to 45 minutes.

According to Caltrans District 2, “Blast work is scheduled for Highway 36 east of Coppervale at 2 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Friday. Delays of up to 45 minutes are expected for traffic in both directions while crews complete blast work and clear debris. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes to avoid delays.”