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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2014

Redding Field Office To Close For Renovations And Expansion

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding customers that the Redding Field Office located at 2135 Civic Center Drive will close on Friday, February 14, 2014, at 5:00 p.m., and will re-open in a temporary building at the same location on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 8:00 a.m.

The Redding field office has been at its current location since 1964 and will be undergoing renovations which will include additional square footage for more lobby space, reconfiguration of work areas and terminals, an upgraded HVAC system, new flooring, ceiling and lighting. A temporary building will be in place at the same location on Civic Center Drive to serve customers while the renovations of the permanent facility are accomplished

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During the two week temporary closure, staff members and customers will be redirected to nearby locations:

Nearby Field Offices:

  • Red Bluff – 675 Monroe Street, 30 miles away
  • Weaverville – 1511 Main Street, 45 miles away (Closed daily from 12 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
  • Mount Shasta – 154 Morgan Way, 62 miles away

Fast Facts – Redding Field Office

Number of Employees: 24
Customers Served Daily: 499
Square Feet of old office: 4,907
Square Feet of renovated office: 6,909

The DMV periodically closes field offices throughout the state each year to address maintenance issues, infrastructure deficiencies, upgrade mechanical and electrical systems and replace equipment and finishes.

Save Time, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Website including online advance appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777–0133.DMV is a department under the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).

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