Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Laurel Street at I-780 in Vallejo- Full Overnight Highway Closures August 29 and 30, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 22, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel Street at I-780-Vallejo
I-780 Full Highway Closures-Two Consecutive Nights
Bridge Column Installation
August 29 and August 30, 2017

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be installing giant bridge columns in the median of Interstate-780 (I-780) as part of the I-780 Laurel Street Bridge Project.

The old Laurel Street Bridge was demolished in June 2017 and is currently being rebuilt above westbound and eastbound I-780 in Vallejo.

The columns will support the new bridge deck and bring the new Laurel Street Bridge up to the latest seismic safety standards.
The new bridge will be completed as early as winter 2017.

I-780 Overnight Full Highway Closures-Two Consecutive Nights
August 29 and August 30

To ensure worker and public safety during the work, eastbound and westbound I-780 will be closed at Laurel Street during two consecutive nights with detours on I-780 in effect.

The work on westbound I-780 is scheduled Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30 each night starting at 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following mornings.

The work on eastbound I-780 is scheduled Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30 each night starting at 11:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following mornings.

Detour signs will be posted. Motorists should expect delays. The 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
The Laurel Street Bridge at I-780 was closed on Tuesday May 31, 2017. The bridge 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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SR-12 Rio Vista Bridge-Lane Reductions During Inspections, Wed Aug 23, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 22, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 12-Rio Vista Bridge
Lane Reductions-During Mandatory Inspections
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Expect Delays

SOLANO and SACRAMENTO COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform mandatory inspections of the Rio Vista Bridge on State Route 12 (SR-12) between Solano and Sacramento Counties.

The one-day inspections are scheduled starting Wednesday, August 23 beginning at 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM that same day. All work is weather permitting.
The inspections are part of Caltrans’ preventive maintenance plan on the bridge.

During the inspections, motorists traveling across the Rio Vista Bridge on SR-12 may experience delays as crews conduct inspections with intermittent one-way traffic controls.

During one-way traffic controls, crews will alternate traffic in the eastbound and westbound directions on the bridge. This will allow one lane on the bridge to remain open during the inspections.

For boat and ship traffic, the bridge will operate normally for any vessels passing underneath it along the Sacramento River.

For 24/7 traffic updates, follow 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBAY

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

Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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Monday, August 14, 2017

I-80 Meridian Bridge in Vacaville Reopens Aug 15 and I-80 Midway Bridge in Dixon Closes Sept 6

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 15, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Meridian Bridge At I-80 in Vacaville Reopens
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Midway Bridge At I-80 in Dixon Closes
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Overnight I-80 Full Highway Closures During Midway Bridge Demolition

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has completed its retrofit work on the Interstate-80 (I-80) Meridian Road Bridge and is scheduled to reopen the Meridian Bridge at approximately 6:00 PM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

After reopening the Meridian Bridge, Caltrans will shift work to the I-80 Midway Road Bridge and start the long-term closure of the Midway Bridge on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

Both bridges are located above eastbound and westbound I-80 in and near the cities of Vacaville and Dixon in rural Solano County.

Midway Bridge To Close For Demolition and Rebuild -Starting September 6, 2017
Caltrans will completely CLOSE the I-80 Midway Road Bridge starting the morning of September 6 in preparation of its demolition and rebuild. Caltrans will release a more specific closure time as soon as additional information is available. The Midway Bridge will remain CLOSED until the new Midway Bridge is completed as early as spring 2018.

Project Benefits
This project retrofits the existing Meridian Road Bridge and will demolish and rebuild the Midway Road Bridge. The work seismically retrofits these bridges and brings them up to the latest seismic safety standards.

Midway Road Bridge Closure-Detour Routes
Shortly after the Meridian Road Bridge is reopened, Midway Road Bridge across I-80 will be closed continuously until spring-summer 2018. 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.


I-80 Overnight Full Highway Closure-Overnight September 9, 2017
During the demolition of the Midway Road Bridge starting the night of September 9, 2017 until the morning of September 10, 2017, eastbound and westbound I-80 will be closed overnight at Midway Road. A short detour onto frontage roads near the bridge will be in effect. Caltrans will release more detailed times as soon as additional information is available.

All work is weather dependent.

Motorists should expect delays and watch for detours signs and flaggers. The CHP will assist with traffic controls.

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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Friday, August 11, 2017

State Route 37-Overnight Reduced Traffic Lanes During Pavement Repair-Starts Sun August 13, 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 11, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Vince.jacala@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 37
Between Skaggs Island and State Route 121
Five Consecutive Nights of Pavement Repair
Reduced Traffic Lanes-Expect Delays
Starts Sunday, August 13, 2017

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform major pavement repair on State Route 37 (SR-37) between Skaggs Island and just west of State Route 121 (SR-121) in rural Solano County near the Solano-Sonoma County Line.

Overnight One-Way Traffic Controls-Start August 13
The five consecutive nights of work is scheduled to start on Sunday, August 13 until the morning of Friday, August 18. Work will start each night at 9:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following mornings.

Although no full highway closures are scheduled, motorists may experience delays as Caltrans repairs and repaves SR-37 with one-way traffic controls. This will allow one lane on SR-37 to remain open.

During one-way traffic controls, crews will alternate traffic in the eastbound and westbound directions. Motorists are advised to watch for slow traffic and flaggers. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will also help direct motorists. All work is weather permitting.

Traffic Updates
For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans Quick Maps at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov
Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Caltrans

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

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

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert
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J-Mack Ferry Underwater Cable Replacement- Weekend Morning Closure August 12 btwn 5AM-12PM

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 11, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

J-Mack Ferry-Underwater Cable Replacement
Weekend Morning Closure
Saturday, August 12, 2017 starting at 5:00 AM

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will temporarily close the J-Mack Ferry on State Route 220 (SR-220) in the Delta early Saturday morning to replace the underwater cable which the ferry runs on.

The J-Mack is scheduled to close starting Saturday, August 12 at 5:00 AM until 12:00 PM that same day.

The J-Mack Ferry runs on a cable across Steamboat Slough between Ryer Island in Solano County and Sacramento County.

The J-Mack, provides around the clock service on SR-220.

During the closure, motorists are advised to use the Real McCoy Ferry, also known as the Cache Slough Ferry along State Route 84 (SR-84) or the Miner Slough Bridge on SR-84.

For the latest, please 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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Monday, August 7, 2017

I-80 Meridian Bridge Reopening & I-80 Midway Bridge to Close-Mid-Late August 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Meridian Bridge At I-80 Reopening
Midway Bridge At I-80 Closing
Vacaville and Dixon
Overnight I-80 Full Highway Closures During Midway Bridge Demolition
Mid-August 2017

SOLANO COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is nearing completion of its retrofit work on the Interstate-80 (I-80) Meridian Road Bridge and will soon be reopening the Meridian Road Bridge and shifting work to the I-80 Midway Road Bridge.

Both bridges are located above eastbound and westbound I-80 in and near the cities of Vacaville and Dixon in rural Solano County.
Meridian Bridge Reopens-Summer 2017
Caltrans is tentatively scheduled to complete its work at the I-80 Meridian Road Bridge and reopen Meridian Bridge as early as mid August 2017.

Midway Bridge To Close For Demolition and Rebuid-Summer 2017
Shortly after the Meridian Bridge is reopened, Caltrans will completely CLOSE the I-80 Midway Road Bridge, demolish Midway Bridge and rebuild it. The temporary closure of the Midway Bridge is tentatively scheduled to begin as early as mid-late August. The Midway Bridge will remain CLOSED until construction of the new Midway Bridge is completed as early as spring 2018.

Project Benefits
This project retrofits the existing Meridian Road Bridge and will demolish and rebuild the Midway Road Bridge. The work seismically retrofits these bridges and brings them up to the latest seismic safety standards.

Midway Road Bridge Closure-Detour Routes
After Meridian Road Bridge is reopened, Midway Road across I-80 will be closed continuously until spring-summer 2018. 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.

I-80 Overnight Full Highway Closure-Mid August 2017
During the demolition of the Midway Road Bridge, eastbound and westbound I-80 will be closed overnight at Midway Road. A short detour onto frontage roads near the bridge will be in effect. The overnight I-80 closures are tentatively scheduled in Mid-Late August 2017. Caltrans will release additional information as more detailed dates and times are availalble.

All work is weather dependent.

Motorists should expect delays and watch for detours signs and flaggers. The CHP will assist with traffic controls.

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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State Route 37 in Marin County-Reduced Lanes Overnight during bridge work Until September 2017

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: August 4, 2017
District: 4-Oakland
Contact: Steve Williams
Phone: (510) 286-6195

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Highway 37- Novato
Bridge Deck Resurfacing Project
Overnight Lane Closures
Starts Sunday, August 6, 2017

MARIN COUNTY— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is scheduled to start resurfacing the bridge decks on Highway 37 in Marin at Novato Creek and Petaluma River this Sunday.

The project consists of grinding off the old asphalt, repairing the concrete deck and place ment of a new polyester concrete deck.

The anticipated completion date for this work as scheduled is no later than the first week of September. There will be single night time lane closures as indicated in the schedule below motorists may experience minor delays. All work is weather permitting.

• Sun 8/6 – Work at Novato Creek Bridge: WB #1 lane 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. EB #1 lane 8 p.m. to 11 a.m.
• Mon 8/7 – Work at Novato Creek Bridge: WB #2 lane 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. EB #2 lane 8 p.m. to 11 a.m.
• Tue 8/8 – Work at Petaluma River Bridge: WB #1 lane 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
• Wed 8/9 – Work at Petaluma River Bridge: EB #1 lane 8 p.m. to 11 a.m.
• Thurs 8/10 – Work at Petaluma River Bridge: WB #2 lane 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.


Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways.
Please #BeWorkZoneAlert
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