Thursday, April 17, 2014

Highway 128-Hopper Slough Bridge Repair Full Bridge Closure Scheduled to Start Monday, May 5th

Date:        April 17, 2014
District:   4 - Oakland
Contact:  Vince Jacala
Phone:    (510) 286-5206

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Highway 128-Hopper Slough Bridge Repair
Full Bridge Closure
Scheduled to Start Monday, May 5th

NAPA COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform repairs to the support wall on the Highway 128-Hopper Slough Bridge in Napa County. The bridge is located on Highway 128 (also known as Rutherford Road) between Yountville and Calistoga.

To ensure public and worker safety, a full bridge closure is scheduled to go into effect starting Monday, May 5th at 12:01 a.m. until Friday, May 16th. Caltrans will notify the public once additional closure details are available and also when details about the bridge’s reopening are available.

During the bridge closure, motorists heading onto the Highway 128-Hopper Slough Bridge will need to use detours on nearby Highway 29, the Silverado Trail, and Zinfandel Lane.

For additional information on the project including detour maps, pictures and other project information, go to our webpage at:


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

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

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain our bridges and highways.


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Westbound Interstate 80 Ramp Meter Project-Vacaville Watch For Work at Merchant Street-On-Ramp

Date:        April 17, 2014
District:   4 - Oakland
Contact:  Vince Jacala
Phone:    (510) 286-5206

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Westbound Interstate 80 Ramp Meter Project-Vacaville Watch For Work at Merchant Street-On-Ramp


SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the Solano Transportation Authority (STA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) are continuing work on the next phase of ramp meter activation in Solano County on westbound Interstate-80 in Vacaville.

As part of the work, Caltrans is working closely with its project partners and PG&E to relocate a natural gas pipeline at the Merchant Street on-ramp onto westbound I-80. Caltrans does not anticipate any ramp closures the week of April 17th. However, the on-ramp may be closed during some overnights in the month of May.

Caltrans will contact the public once additional details are available regarding overnight ramp closures and project completion dates. Crews anticipate completing the work at the Merchant Street on-ramp no later than mid-June.

In addition to relocating the gas line, the work involves adding traffic metering lights, and repaving the roadway.

Motorists should expect delays and plan for extra travel time. All work is weather permitting.

Additional Details
For more information on the project, including maps and pictures go to our Caltrans I-80 Solano Ramp Metering webpage at:


Or follow us on Twitter at: https://mobile.twitter.com/CaltransD4

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain and improve our highways.
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Real McCoy II Ferry Closed For Overnight Maintenance Starting Wednesday, April 16th at 10 p.m.

Date:             April 15, 2014
District:         4 - Oakland
Contact:        Vince Jacala
Phone:          510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Real McCoy II Ferry Closed For Overnight Maintenance
 Starting Wednesday, April 16th at 10 p.m.
SOLANO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will temporarily suspend service of the Real McCoy II Ferry to perform routine preventive maintenance. The Real McCoy II is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, April 16th             at 10 p.m. until the morning of Thursday, April 17th at 4 a.m. All work is weather permitting.
The Real McCoy II also known as the Cache Slough Ferry, provides regular service on State Route 84 between Ryer Island and the city of Rio Vista in Solano County.
The delta region ferry normally runs scheduled crossings every 20 minutes, on the hour, 20 minutes after the hour, and 40 minutes after the hour.
Real McCoy II Ferry Detour
During Wednesday’s service interruption, motorists are advised to use Highway 160 and the J-Mack Ferry along Highway 220.                    
For the latest information, motorists can call the Caltrans Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120. 
You can also find additional ferry facts, maps, schedules and pictures on Caltrans’ Delta Ferries webpage at:
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at:

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

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Construction Begins for Interstate 280 Bridge Hinge Replacement Project

Date:              April 15, 2014
District:         4 - Oakland
Contact:        Steven A. Williams              Allyn Amsk
Phone:          (510) 286-6195                     (510) 286-5445

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Construction Begins for Interstate 280 Bridge Hinge Replacement Project

San Francisco – Construction has started for a bridge hinge replacement project on Interstate 280 near Cesar Chavez Street.  Businesses and residents may notice construction signs being installed and see construction taking place beneath Interstate 280. During three extended-holiday weekends, the California Department of will close northbound or southbound I-280 in order to replace one bridge hinge on southbound I-280 and three bridge hinges on northbound I-280.

The first closure is scheduled for the Memorial Day weekend. Southbound I-280 will be closed between 5th Street in downtown San Francisco and the U.S. 101 interchange. The closure will begin 9 p.m. Thursday evening, May 22, and continue until 5 a.m., Tuesday morning, May 27. During this extensive closure, the southbound on-ramps from Mariposa Street/18th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue will also be closed. Note: northbound I-280 will remain open during the full southbound closure.

Additional closures for are planned over the 4th of July and Labor Day holiday weekends.

For more information about the project, visit the Department’s website at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/280Bridge, or follow us on Twitter @caltransd4.



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Monday, April 14, 2014

Highway 12-Suisun City One-Way Traffic Controls Four Nights of Paving-Start Sunday, April 13th

Date:        April 11, 2014
District:   4 - Oakland
Contact:  Vince Jacala
Phone:     510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Highway 12-Suisun City
One-Way Traffic Controls
Four Nights of Paving-Start Sunday, April 13th
                              
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform four consecutive nights of paving work on Highway 12 between Walters Road in Suisun City and Highway 113 starting on Sunday, April 13th at 8:30 p.m. Crews will repair and repave the roadway which has deteriorated over time.

The work is scheduled to start Sunday, April 13th at 8:30 p.m. and be completed the morning of Thursday, April 17th at 5 a.m. Work will start each day Sunday through Wednesday at 8 p.m. and conclude at 5 a.m. the following mornings. All work is weather permitting. 
To ensure public and worker safety, one-way traffic controls will be in effect on Highway 12 between Walters Road and Highway 113. The work will be done on westbound Highway 12. However, crews will alternate lane closures in both westbound and eastbound directions. This will allow one lane on the highway to remain open during the work.
Flaggers with a pilot car will help direct traffic. Caltrans will also install portable message signs alerting drivers. Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra travel time.

For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Or follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain our highways.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Weekly Lane Closures for the San Mateo County Route 82 Smart Corridor Project

Date:        April 9, 2014                      
District:   District 4 –Oakland           
Phone:    (510) 286-5574

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Weekly Lane Closures for the San Mateo County Route 82      
Smart Corridor Project
                         
San Mateo County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled the following lane closures for the week of April 7, 2014, through April 13, 2014 as part of the Route 82 (El Camino Real) Smart Corridor project.

Caltrans crews will install an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) system that provides traffic management tools to manage traffic on local streets and State Route 82. Improvements include, a fiber optic communication system, interconnection of local and State traffic signals, trailblazer signs, message signs, vehicle detection systems and fixed cameras. This system will run from the City of San Bruno to Redwood City.

Partners include: (C/CAG) City and County of Associated Governments of San Mateo County, US Department of Transportation-Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the following Cities, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos and Redwood City.

Construction is expected to be completed in October, 2014. (Weather Permitting)

Monday, April 7, one lane closed Northbound, Route 82 between Route 82 & Whipple Avenue. 8:01pm to 11:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, Between Whipple Avenue & Route 82. 8:01pm to 7:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 6:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 10:01pm to 6:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 5:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Monday, April 7, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, between Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 11:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, between Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 7:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 6:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 10:01pm to 6:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 5:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Tuesday, April 8, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 11:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 7:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 6:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 10:01pm to 6:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 5:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Wednesday, April 9, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 11:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 7:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 6:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 10:01pm to 6:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 5:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Thursday, April 10, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 11:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 9:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 8:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 11:01pm to 8:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 10:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Friday, April 11, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 7:01pm to 12:01pm.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 8:01pm to 10:01am.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 9:01pm to 10:01am.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 11:01pm to 10:01am.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 7:01pm to 12:01pm.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Saturday, April 12, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 6:01pm to 7:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Whipple Avenue 7:01pm to 7:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Eastbound, Route 82, at Route 82 & Route 101. 8:01pm to 6:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Westbound, Connector at Southbound Route 101 & Woodside Road. 8:01pm to 6:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 101, Between University Avenue & Maple Street Overcrossing. 6:01pm to 5:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Northbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

Sunday, April 13, one lane closed, Southbound, Route 84, at Route 84 & Route 101.7:01pm to 7:01am.

2 lanes will remain open to traffic during construction.

Changeable message signs will be in effect to help guide motorist through construction zones. Motorists should allow for extra travel time and expect delays.

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

"Follow us on Twitter @CaltransD4 for the most recent project updates." Also please check the project website page for other project information.

http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/smsmartcorridor/

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve the highways.  Please remember to “Slow for the Cone Zone.”

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Caltrans to Pave State Route 116 East of Sebastopol Sunday Night, April 13 – Thursday Night, April 17


Date:              April 9, 2014
District:         4 - Oakland
Contact:        Allyn Amsk
Phone:          510/286-5445

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Caltrans to Pave State Route 116 East of Sebastopol

Sunday Night, April 13 – Thursday Night, April 17


Sonoma County – Beginning Sunday night, April 13, and continuing through Thursday night, April 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., Caltrans will pave State Route 116, beginning at Cooper Road and continuing to Llano Road. During this work there will be one-way traffic control.  This work includes grinding away old pavement and repaving the roadway. Residents may notice more noise when workers are in the area.

This work is weather dependent. If it is delayed due to weather conditions, it will be rescheduled for a later time. Please drive cautiously through the construction zone, follow the direction of flaggers, and leave a safe traveling distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.  Please remember to Slow for the Cone Zone.

The California Highway Patrol will be on site during these closures.

For more information about other Caltrans projects in Sonoma County, click to the website at www.dot.ca.gov/dist4 or follow us on Twitter: Caltrans District 4 @Sonoma101.


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