SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that nighttime demolition work has been scheduled for Interstate 5 just south of Pocket Road in Sacramento begining September 12. Traffic restrictions and lane closures will begin just south of Florin Road in Sacramento for southbound traffic and south of Laguna Boulevard near the city of Elk Grove for northbound traffic. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will have units posted for enforcement and traffic control.
Motorists can expect traffic delays because the speed limit will be temporarily limited to 50 miles per hour in the work zone with north- and southbound traffic reduced to one lane in each direction. A contractor is scheduled for demolition work on the Stonecrest Avenue / Beach Lake Road Overcrossing. Heavy construction equipment and machinery will be operating in and out of this area.