Work begins on Highway 395 in Mono County |

Work begins on Highway 395 in Mono County

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Motorists should expect up to 20-minute construction delays on Highway 395 between the Nevada state line and Walker through October.

Work on resurfacing the highway is expected to begin this week, with the biggest impact during the week of June 26, according to the California Department of Transportation.

The $10.7 million project consists of cold in-place recycling, cold plaining existing pavement, hot mix asphalt paving, guardrail replacement, rumble stripping, and restriping traffic lanes south to Eastside Lane. Road and Highway Builders of Reno is doing the work.

Traffic will be directed on Highway 395 with one-way reversing lane closures on the north- and southbound lanes: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Farther south, Minden firm Herback General Engineering will resume a $4.4 million project to repave Highway 395 from Highway 270 to Jack Sawyer Road near Bridgeport.

Work to remove the existing pavement, replace with a new asphalt surface, replace guardrail and restripe traffic lanes is expected to begin June 19. According to CalTrans, work should be done in late July.

Traffic will be directed daily from Highway 270 to Jack Sawyer Road using reverse traffic control with flaggers and pilot car: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday Expected traffic delays will be up to 20 minutes.