Highway 36 construction work begins

Roadwork in town begins and here is what drivers can expect for the upcoming week.

The California Department of Transportation’s north region released its weekly report for potential affected traffic areas within the Susanville city limits from the Capital Maintenance project on Highway 36, with projects occurring between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m., Monday through Friday.

The estimated percentage of the project’s completion, according to the DOT, is at 3 percent; with the estimated completion date is set for April 29, 2019.

There will be saw cutting of the roadway for new curb gutters and the anticipated work on Sunday Aug. 19 and Monday Aug. 20 night are at East Riverside Drive, Fairgrounds Road and Fair Drive.

Monday Aug. 20 and Tuesday Aug. 21, work will occur at South Mesa Street, North Spring Street and Sacramento Street.

For Tuesday Aug. 21 and Wednesday Aug. 22, Hall Street and Alexander Avenue will have the demolition of its streets for the curb gutters.

For Wednesday Aug. 22 and Thursday Aug. 23, Grand Avenue, Pacific Street and North Gay Street will also see demolitions.

The night of Thursday Aug. 23, there will be work on South Roop Street, North Pine Street and East Riverside Drive.

Asphalt grinding and paving will occur from East Riverside Drive to Richmond Road, Sunday night through the morning of Friday Aug. 24.

Dependent upon the materials’ delivery, drainage systems and culverts will be installed at:

-Town Hill, above Cal Fire across highway 36,

-DS 5, near the water tank at Harris Drive,

-DS 18, near Fair Drive,

-DS 19, near the Shell gas station, will have a complete placement of a new drainage inlet.


Completed work

This past week, according to the weekly newsletter, their team finished drainage systems at Town Hill above Cal Fire. They sawed the roadway and culverts were installed at Drainage System 2 and 4.

DS 5 was saw cut across highway 36 and culverts were installed across Harris Drive.

DS 18 saw 1 of 2 drainage inlets and culverts installed and at DS 19, they began the removal and replacement of a drainage inlet, near the Shell gas station.