Friday, November 17, 2017

SR-121 Sarco Creek Bridge in Napa-Anticpated Opening New Bridge to Traffic starting wk of Nov 20, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 17, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 121-Sarco Creek Bridge in Napa
Major Construction Completed
Caltrans Anticipates Opening New Bridge to Traffic
Week of Monday, November 20, 2017

NAPA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has completed major construction of the new State Route-121 (SR-121) Sarco Creek Bridge and is now anticipating opening the new bridge to traffic as early as the morning of Monday, November 20, 2017.
The bridge is located on Silverado Trail (SR-121) between Hagen Road and Trancas Street just northeast of Downtown Napa.

New Sarco Bridge on SR-121 in Napa, CA. (Photo courtesy of Caltrans, November 14, 2017)
SR-121 Sarco Creek Bridge Project
Caltrans started construction of the new SR-121 Sarco Creek Bridge in June 2017. The new bridge replaces the old Sarco Creek Bridge. The old bridge foundation had been scoured due to several decades of current from the creek below and was in need of replacement.

SR-121 Detours Lifted-New Approach Lane Configurations
Motorists on SR-121 should drive with caution as crews switch traffic lanes and remove temporary barricades and detour-related signage approaching the new bridge.

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we maintain California’s bridges and highways.

For additional information, go to our project website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/121sarcocreekbridge/

Get real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/caltransd4

Or get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBay

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

SR-84 Real McCoy Ferry Overnight Maintenance Closure Starts Nov 16 at 10PM

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 16, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 84-Real McCoy Ferry
Overnight Maintenance Closure
Starts Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 PM

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled an overnight closure of the Real McCoy Ferry on State Route (SR-84) to perform regular preventive maintenance.

The closure is scheduled starting Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 PM and will be completed by Friday, November 17 at 4:00 AM.

During the overnight closure of the Real McCoy Ferry, motorists traveling overnight between Ryer Island and Solano and Sacramento Counties are advised to use either the J-Mack Ferry on State Route 220 (SR-220) or the Miner Slough Bridge on SR-84 as a detour.

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

You can also get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBay

Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4 Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the Delta ferries.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Delta Ferries Temporary Veteran's Holiday Operating Hours and Maintence Nov 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 9, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Delta Ferries
State Route 84-Real McCoy Ferry
State Route 220-J-Mack Ferry
Maintenance, Veteran’s Holiday Operating Hours and Repairs

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled various temporary closures of the Real McCoy Ferry on State Route-84 (SR-84) and the J-Mack Ferry on State Route-220 (SR-220).

Delta Ferry Holiday Operating Hours
The following temporary closures will be in effect:

SR-84 Real McCoy Ferry
• CLOSED Thursday, November 9 at 10:00 PM until Friday, November 10 at 4:00 AM
For Maintenance

• CLOSED Saturday, November 11 at 12:01 PM until 4:00 PM
Holiday Operating Hours

SR-220 J-Mack Ferry
• CLOSED Saturday, November 11 at 12:01 PM until 4:00 PM
Holiday Operating Hours

• CLOSED Monday, November 13 at 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
For Engine Repairs

When the Real McCoy and J-Mack Ferries are closed, motorists traveling between Ryer Island and Solano and Sacramento Counties are advised to use the Miner Slough Bridge on SR-84.

For the latest, call the Caltrans Ferry Update Line (510) 622-0120. Get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBay Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the Delta ferries.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

SR-29 In St. Helena-One Way Traffic Controls for Tree Work Starts Nov 27, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 8, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 29-Tunnel of Elms in St. Helena
One-Way Traffic Controls
For Removal of Ten Dead or Dying Trees
Starts Monday, November 27, 2017

NAPA COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to remove 10 dead and/or dying elm trees on State Route-29 (SR-29) starting Monday, November 27, 2017.

The trees are located within the Tunnel of Elms on SR-29 between Pratt Avenue and Deer Park Road in St. Helena. Caltrans working with the City of St. Helena has determined it is necessary to remove the dead and/or dying trees to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

The tree maintenance and removal is scheduled to occur during approximately three-weeks of work starting Monday, November 27, 2017 until Friday, December 15, 2017. Work will be scheduled starting at 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM each day Monday through Friday.

During the work, crews will also trim the remaining trees on SR-29. New trees are scheduled to be planted at a later date. All work is weather permitting.

One-Way Traffic Controls on SR-29
To ensure public and worker safety, one-way traffic controls will be in effect during the work on SR-29 between Pratt Avenue and Deer Park Road in St. Helena. Crews will alternate lane closures in both northbound and southbound directions. This will allow one traffic lane on SR-29 to remain open during the work. Flaggers will help direct traffic.

Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra travel time.

For 24/7 traffic updates, follow 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBAY
Click on Caltrans Quickmaps: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter/com/CaltransD4

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

I-80 at Midway Road in Vacaville- Overnight Closures Rescheduled to Nov 16, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 7, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate-80 at Midway Road
Full Overnight Highway Closures
Rescheduled Due to Weather
New Start Day Thursday, November 16, 2017

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has rescheduled nighttime work related to the continuing construction of the new Midway Road Bridge above eastbound and westbound Interstate-80 (I-80).

The bridge is located in rural Solano County just east of Downtown Vacaville.

The work originally scheduled to start Tuesday, November 7, 2017 has been RESCHEDULED due to incoming rain storms and is now scheduled to start on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Caltrans and its contractor are scheduled to start installation of bridge falsework.

Eastbound I-80 Closures and Detours-November 16 and November 17, 2017
To ensure worker and public safety during the falsework installation, a full highway closure will be in effect on eastbound I-80 at Midway Road starting Thursday, November 16 at 11:59 PM until Friday, November 17 at 5:00 AM. Eastbound I-80 motorists will use the detour at Meridian off-ramp onto Weber Road then left at Lewis Road and back onto eastbound I-80 at Midway Road on-ramp.

A full highway closure will be in effect on westbound I-80 at Midway Road starting Friday, November 17 at 11:59 PM until Saturday, November 18 at 5:00 AM. Motorists will be taken off I-80 at Midway Road, then southbound on North Meridian Street, then re-enter westbound I-80 from North Meridian.

Detour signs will be posted. CHP will help direct motorists.
Please allow for extra time and expect delays. All work is weather dependent.

Midway Bridge Long-Term Closure
The Midway Bridge will remain CLOSED until the new Midway Bridge is completed as early as spring 2018. Local detours remain in effect.

Project Benefits
The project will demolish and rebuild the Midway Road Bridge. The work seismically retrofits the bridge and brings it up to the latest seismic safety standards.

Midway Road Bridge Closure-Detour Routes
During the construction of the new Midway Road Bridge, the Meridian Road Bridge above I-80 and just west of the Midway Road Bridge will remain OPEN and serve as a general detour.

Construction Zone Activity
Residents and businesses near the Midway Bridge may temporarily experience increased construction noise.

Get additional project information:
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Caltrans

Get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBAY

Or see our Caltrans I-80 Meridian/Midway Road Bridges Project website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/80midwaymeridianbridge/

Old Midway Bridge Demolition Caltrans News Flash Video!
Also, view our Caltrans News Flash Video shot during demolition of the old I-80 Midway Bridge.
http://www.dot.ca.gov/paffairs/newsflash/

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

I-780 at Laurel Street in Vallejo Overnight Closures Start November 6, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: November 1, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

I-780 at Laurel Street-Vallejo
Full Overnight Highway Closures
Three Consecutive Nights
Starts Monday, November 6, 2017

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to remove the temporary falsework on the new Laurel Street Bridge above Interstate-780 (I-780) in Vallejo starting Monday, November 6, 2017.

The work is part of the I-780 Laurel Street Bridge Project which will construct a new Laurel Street Bridge above westbound and eastbound I-780 and bring the bridge up to the latest seismic safety standards.

Construction of the new bridge will be completed as early as mid-December 2017.

Westbound and Eastbound I-780 Overnight Closures
Starts Monday, November 6 at 10:00 PM

To ensure worker and public safety during the falsework removal, westbound I-780 at Laurel Street will be closed Monday, November 6 starting at 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM on Tuesday, November 7.

Eastbound I-780 at Laurel Street will be closed Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8 each night starting at 11:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following mornings.

Detour signs will be posted. Motorists should expect delays.
CHP will assist with traffic controls. All work is weather dependent.

Detours-Westbound I-780 to westbound/eastbound I-80, Curtola Parkway
Motorists traveling on westbound I-780 (from Benicia to Vallejo) will be detoured to exit I-780 at Glen Cove Road. Then proceed right onto northbound Glen Cove Road, left onto westbound Benicia Road, stay on Benicia Road for approximately 1½ miles, continue on westbound Benicia Road over the I-80/Benicia Road overcrossing, left onto southbound Lemon Street/ Motorists will then have the option to travel either right on westbound Curtola Parkway (towards Downtown Vallejo), or turn left onto eastbound Curtola Parkway to enter either westbound I-80 or eastbound I-80.

Detours-Eastbound Curtola Parkway to Eastbound I-780
Motorists traveling onto eastbound I-780 (from Downtown Vallejo to Benicia) will be detoured onto the exit loop off-ramp to eastbound I-80 from Curtola Parkway, stay left, then maintain the left lane toward the Frontage Road exit, right onto Lincoln Road East, then at the stop sign make an immediate left onto eastbound Benicia Road, continue on Benicia Road for approximately one-mile, right onto southbound Glen Cove Road and enter eastbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road.

Westbound and Eastbound I-80 to Eastbound I-780
Motorists traveling onto eastbound I-780 from westbound I-80 are advised to exit I-80 onto eastbound Benicia Road, southbound Glen Cove Road and enter eastbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road.

Laurel Street Bridge Closure-Long-Term Closure
Laurel Street above I-780 will remain closed continuously until construction of the new bridge is completed. Local detours are in effect.

For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/caltransd4

Or for additional information, go to our project website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/780laurelstreetbridge/

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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Monday, October 30, 2017

I-80 at Midway Road Overnight Closures during Bridge Construciton 2 nights Starts Nov 7, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: October 30, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate-80 at Midway Road
Full Overnight Highway Closures
During Bridge Work
Starts Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Expect Delays

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is continuing construction of the new Midway Road Bridge above eastbound and westbound Interstate-80
(I-80). The bridge is located in rural Solano County just east of Downtown Vacaville.

Starting Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Caltrans and its contractor are scheduled to start installation of bridge falsework.

I-80 Closures and Detours-November 7 and November 8, 2017
To ensure worker and public safety during the falsework installation, a full highway closure will be in effect on eastbound I-80 at Midway Road starting Tuesday, November 7 at 11:59 PM until Wednesday, November 8 at 5:00 AM. Motorists will have a short detour onto adjacent auxiliary lanes and back onto eastbound I-80.

A full highway closure will be in effect on westbound I-80 at Midway Road starting Wednesday, November 8 at 11:00 PM until Thursday, November 9 at 4:00 AM. Motorists will be taken off I-80 at Midway Road, then southbound on North Meridian Street, then re-enter westbound I-80 from North Meridian.

Detour signs will be posted. CHP will help direct motorists.
Please allow for extra time and expect delays. All work is weather dependent.

Midway Bridge Long-Term Closure
The Midway Bridge will remain CLOSED until the new Midway Bridge is completed as early as spring 2018. Local detours remain in effect.

Project Benefits
The project will demolish and rebuild the Midway Road Bridge. The work seismically retrofits the bridge and brings it up to the latest seismic safety standards.

Midway Road Bridge Closure-Detour Routes
During the construction of the new Midway Road Bridge, the Meridian Road Bridge above I-80 and just west of the Midway Road Bridge will remain OPEN and serve as a general detour.

Construction Zone Activity
Residents and businesses near the Midway Bridge may temporarily experience increased construction noise.

Get additional project information:
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Caltrans

Get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBAY

Or see our Caltrans I-80 Meridian/Midway Road Bridges Project website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/80midwaymeridianbridge/

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert

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