Tomorrow Delays Could Start on the Hwy 36 Federal Construction Project

Hwy 36

Existing roadway photo provided by the Federal Lands Highway Office.

Information from the Federal Highway about the Hwy 36 construction:

This project is anticipated to start construction mid-July 2017. During construction, it is expected that the public will experience delays and full closures on State Route 36 at Humboldt County near the town of Dinsmore, California (mile post HUM 36.0 to HUM 40.4) as follows:

Beginning as early as July 19, 2017 expect up to 30-Minute Delays in both directions throughout weekdays until further notice.

Beginning August 1, 2017 State Route 36 will be closed in Both Directions during the following time frames:

Mondays through Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. -12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fridays: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Only Emergency Service Providers will be allowed through closures.

State Route 36 will remain accessible throughout weekends for the duration of this project.

For additional live information after July 19, 2017 please visit the Caltrans Travel Alert website or call 1-800-427-7623.



  • Thanks for the update Kym

  • Covelo or busted

    How about a map? that would be useful to some who don’t know the area so well. thanks

  • I’m agin’it!

  • country bumpkin

    Is there any information on whether the entire 4.5 mile stretch will be closed when the hard closures begin? There is a lot of local traffic through that stretch and it would be helpful if the contractor/Caltrans could provide more details on the closure when they become available.

  • let the games begin .they better have a night watchmen because every tweeker for miles around will be stealing what ever they can get there hands on ,but whoever that is don’t pull a gun on the cops ,and be sure to tell the cops there will be security,so they won’t shoot you .

  • So feds are the contractor for the work on 36? Seems odd as its a state hwy? Why didnt the feds just give the money to caltrans to give contractors?

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