Tuesday, June 30, 2015

I-280 Rehab Project-Santa Clara County-Overnight Detours

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Today’s Date: June 30, 2015
District: District 4, Oakland
Contact: Bernard Walik
Phone: 510.286.5705

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate 280 Rehabilitation Project Update
Schedule of Ramp Closures and Detours-Santa Clara County


The following ramps will be closed intermittently from Tuesday 6/30 to Friday 7/3. Weekday construction is scheduled Monday through Thursday from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following day. Weekend work will start Friday evening from 8:00 PM to 10:00 AM (Saturday morning) and Saturday evening from 8:00 PM to 12:00 PM (Sunday afternoon). There will be no weekend work scheduled on July 4 or July 5.

There will be various freeway and ramp closures during this project; however, Caltrans will always provide at least one open lane in either direction of travel and never close two consecutive ramps. The project is expected to be completed this summer 2015.

Ramp Closures and Detours in Cupertino:

NB I-280 / Wolfe Road on-ramp
Detour: From NB Wolfe Road to WB Homestead Road to SB De Anza Blvd to NB I-280
From SB Wolf Wolfe Road to WB Stevens Creek Blvd to NB De Anza Blvd to NB I-280

NB I-280 Wolfe Road off-ramp
Detour: Traffic to next off-ramp

NB I-280 / De Anza Blvd on-ramp
Detour: From NB De Anza Blvd that EB Homestead Road to SB N Wolfe Road to I-280
From SB N De Anza Blvd take on-ramp to SB I-280 to off-ramp to N Wolfe Road to I-280.

NB I-280 / DeAnza Blvd off-ramp
Detour: Traffic to next off-ramp

Advance warning changeable message signs and detour signs are in place to assist motorists traveling in the area. For more information on this project please visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/280rehabilitationproject/
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J-Mack Ferry-Long Term Closure-Extended to wk of July 5

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: June 30, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

J-Mack Ferry-Mandatory Dry Dock Upgrade Work
Long-Term Closure
Extended to week of July 5, 2015

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has extended its scheduled long-term closure of the J-Mack Ferry in the Delta.
The J-Mack was closed starting Thursday, March 26 at 12:01 AM, and was scheduled to be returned to service the end of June.

Due to additional maintenance issues encountered during the dry-dock repairs on the J-Mack, the J-Mack is now estimated to return to service the week of July 5, 2015.

Caltrans will make an announcement once an exact return date is determined.
Caltrans is working in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guards’ mandated dry dock inspection of the ferry. During the repairs, the J-Mack has been moved to a dry dock facility for the U.S. Coast Guard inspection, and upgrade and repair work to better suit the needs of the traveling public.

The J-Mack, provides around the clock service on State Route 220 between Ryer Island in Solano County and Grand Island in Sacramento County.
During the closure, motorists are advised to use the Real McCoy Ferry, also known as the Cache Slough Ferry along State Route 84.

For the latest, call the Caltrans Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120.

Additional information is also available on the Caltrans Delta Ferries webpage at:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://mobile.twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the J-Mack Ferry.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

I-680 Rehab Project-Btwn Fairfield and Benicia-Wk of June 29

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: June 26, 2015
District: 4 – Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510)286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate 680-Rehabilitation Project
Between Fairfield and Benicia
Updates Week of June 29

SOLANO COUNTY– Caltrans is continuing construction of the Interstate 680 (I-680) Rehabilitation Project in Solano County which will rehabilitate and repave approximately 13-miles of northbound and southbound I-680 between Fairfield and Benicia.

Although no full highway closures are scheduled at this time, motorists may experience delays as crews work to repave I-680 with intermittent, overnight, alternating ramp and lane closures. Specific ramp closure and detour signs will be posted.

All work is weather permitting. The project will be completed as early as spring 2016.

I-680 Construction-Week of June 28
During Friday, June 26 and the week starting Monday, June 29, crews are scheduled to pave southbound I-680 nightly near Fairfield southbound towards Benicia.

To ensure worker and public safety, one of the two traffic lanes on southbound
I-680 between Fairfield & Benicia will be closed Friday, June 26, and the week starting Monday, June 29.

On Friday’s, one southbound lane will be closed at 10:00PM until 8:00AM Saturday morning. On Mondays through Thursdays, one southbound lane will be closed at 10:00PM until 5:00AM the following mornings.

Watch for our I-680 Solano project webpage coming soon to the Caltrans website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

State Route-152 Pavement Project-Near Gilroy

TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE


Date: June 25, 2015 District: District 4, Oakland
Contact: Bernard Walik
Phone: 510.286.5705

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 152 Pavement Preservation Project
Santa Clara County-Near Gilroy

The Caltrans Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is starting a grind and pave construction project on SR-152 from U.S. 101 to SR-156, near the City of Gilroy. The primary work will involve grinding out the existing pavement and overlaying it with a new layer of hot mix asphalt. In addition, new rumble strips will be installed along the median and outside shoulders.

These activities will produce some levels of unavoidable noise; however, it will be kept to within construction standards.

Most construction activities will occur during the nighttime on weekdays, with lane closures in effect between 8 PM and 7 AM of the following day. There will be various freeway and ramp closures during this project; however, Caltrans will always provide at least one open lane in either direction of travel and never close two consecutive ramps. Flaggers will be present to provide one-way traffic control during lane closures as needed. The project is expected to be completed this summer 2015.

Planned Ramp Closures, 6/25/15 – 6/27/15

Closure: Northbound U.S. 101 off-ramp to Eastbound SR-152

Detour: Take northbound U.S.101 off-ramp to Leavesley Road to southbound U.S. 101 on-ramp to connector off-ramp to eastbound SR152

Closure: Westbound SR-152 on-ramp to northbound Sr-152

Detour: Take connector off-ramp to southbound U.S. 101 to Monterey St to loop on-ramp to northbound U.S. 101.

Advance warning changeable message signs and detour signs are in place to assist motorists traveling in the area.

For more information on this project please visit our website at:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/152pachecopreservation

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WB I-80 Fairfield-Overnight Intermittent Full Hwy Closures-6-26-15

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: June 25, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Westbound Interstate-80 Green Valley Road-Fairfield
Overnight Intermittent-Full Highway Closures
Friday, June 26, 2015

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and its project partner the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) are continuing work on the Interstate-80/Interstate-680/State Route-12 Interchange Project in Fairfield.

As part of the project, crews will begin positioning equipment on and adjacent to the new Green Valley Road/Interstate 80 (I-80) overcrossing on westbound I-80 starting Friday, June 26 at 9:00PM. The equipment movement is in preparation of a nighttime concrete-pour on the new overcrossing structure also scheduled on Friday.

Intermittent overnight closures Westbound I-80-Friday, June 26 at 9:00PM
To ensure worker and public safety, intermittent closures on westbound I-80 between the westbound I-80 Cordelia Truck Scales and the Green Valley Road exit are scheduled Friday, June 26 starting at 9:00PM until Saturday, June 27 at 6:00AM.

CHP will assist with directing traffic. Closures will occur in 5-10 minute intervals.

As part of the work, the far left lane on westbound I-80 between the westbound Truck Scales and Green Valley Road will also be closed on Friday, June 26 at 9:00PM until Saturday, June 27 at 6:00AM. Motorists should expect delays.

All work is weather permitting. Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.

For additional project information: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/solano8068012/

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
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Friday, June 12, 2015

I-680 Overnight Ramp and Lane Closures-wk of June 12 & June 15

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: June 11, 2015
District: 4 – Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate 680-Rehabilitation Project
Between Fairfield and Benicia
Overnight Alternating Ramp and Lane Closures
Week of June 12 and June 15

SOLANO COUNTY– Caltrans has started construction of the Interstate 680 (I-680) Rehabilitation Project in Solano County which will rehabilitate and repave approximately 13-miles of northbound and southbound I-680 between Benicia and Fairfield.

Although no full highway closures are scheduled at this time, motorists may experience delays as crews work to repave I-680 with intermittent, overnight, alternating ramp and lane closures. Specific ramp closure, and detour signs will be posted. All work is weather permitting. The project will be completed as early as spring 2016.

I-680 Construction-Week of June 12 and June 15
During the week of Friday, June 12, and the week of Monday, June 15, crews are scheduled to pave northbound and southbound I-680 between Benicia and Fairfield.

To ensure worker and public safety, one of the two traffic lanes on northbound I-680 between Benicia & Fairfield will be closed Friday, June 12, Monday, June 15, and Tuesday, June 16 starting at 10:00PM each night until 5:00AM the following mornings.

In the southbound direction, one of the two traffic lanes on southbound I-680 between Benicia & Fairfield will be closed on Wednesday, June 17, Thursday, June 18, and Friday June 19 starting at 10:00PM each night until 5:00AM the following mornings.

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert

Watch for our project webpage coming soon to the Caltrans website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CaltransD4
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Eastbound I-80- Green Valley Road Onramp-June 12-Night Closure

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: June 12, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Eastbound Interstate-80 Green Valley Road-Fairfield
Overnight Closures-Start Friday, June 12 at 10:00 PM

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and its project partner the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) are continuing work on the Interstate-80/Interstate-680/State Route-12 Interchange Project in Fairfield.

As part of the project, crews will begin pouring concrete on the decking of the new Green Valley Road/Interstate 80 (I-80) overcrossing starting Friday, June 12 at 10:00PM.

Eastbound I-80 Onramp from Green Valley Road-Overnight Closure
To ensure worker and public safety, the eastbound I-80 onramp from Green Valley Road will be closed starting Friday, June 12 at 10:00 PM until Saturday, June 13 at 7:00 AM.

During the eastbound I-80 onramp closure, the following detour will be in effect:

Motorists heading to eastbound I-80 from Green Valley Road are advised to enter southbound I-680, then exit Gold Hill Road, and enter northbound I-680 from Gold Hill Road, then proceed on northbound I-680, and enter eastbound I-80 from northbound I-680. Detour signs will be posted.

Motorists should expect delays. All work is weather permitting.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.

For additional project information: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/solano8068012/

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
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