Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I-280 Rehabilitation Project-Overnight Ramp Closures-Santa Clara Co.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY UPDATE


Today’s Date: May 26, 2015
District: District 4, Oakland
Contact: Bernard Walik
Phone: 510.286.5705

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Interstate 280 Rehabilitation Project


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 morning). 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.

Schedule for grinding operations:

(Tuesday 5/26) Southbound I-280 De Anza to Tantau

(Wednesday 5/27) Northbound I-280 Tantau to De Anza

(Thursday 5/28) Northbound I-280 Wolfe Road to Stelling

(Friday 5/29 to Saturday 5/30) Northbound 280 Stelling to Foothill



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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Friday, May 22, 2015

San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Closed Memorial Weekend May 22-25

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Today’s Date: May 20, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Gidget Navarro
Phone: (510) 286-5574

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REMINDER

Caltrans to Close San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Memorial Day Weekend May 22-25

San Mateo and Alameda Counties – Caltrans will close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25. The full closure for all eastbound and westbound lanes will begin at 10:00 PM on Friday and continue until 5:00 AM on Monday. (Memorial Day) There will be westbound lane closures as early as 7:00 PM and eastbound lane closures as early as 8:00 PM

NOTE: The bridge will re-open Monday morning by 5:00 AM

The full closure will allow crews to complete resurfacing a portion of the deck structure. The activities will help prolong the service life of the bridge.

Commuters are asked to use alternate routes such as the Dumbarton Bridge, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, or the southern route along Highway 237.

In the eastbound direction (Foster City) the on-ramps from Edgewater Boulevard and Metro Center Boulevard will be closed. In the westbound direction (Hayward) the on-ramps from Industrial Boulevard and Clawiter Road will be closed. All off-ramps will remain open. Mainline traffic will be guided to exit eastbound 92 at Foster City Boulevard and westbound 92 at Clawiter Road.

NOTE: Motorists will be able to travel up to the westbound off-ramp at Clawiter Road, and as far as the off-ramp at Foster City Boulevard during the closures.

Changeable message signs are posted throughout the Bay Area to notify motorist of the upcoming closure.

Please visit the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge project page or the Caltrans Twitter page for updates on the progression of the construction.

http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/sanmateobridge/

Twitter: @CaltransD4 Follow the conversation: #SMHBridge

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Friday, May 15, 2015

J-Mack Ferry-Long-Term Closure Extended to Late June 2015

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: May 15, 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 Late June 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 by the week of Sunday, May 17.
Due to the number of repairs on the J-Mack, the J-Mack is now estimated to return to service late June 2015.

Caltrans will make an announcement once an exact return date is determined.
The closure will allow Caltrans to work in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guards’ mandated dry dock inspection of the ferry. During this time, 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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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

SR-128 nr Sonoma-Mendocino Co. Line-traffic controls Start May 21

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: May 13, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Allyn Amsk
Phone: (510) 286-5445

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 128 Slope Protection Project
Second Project to Begin in May

SONOMA COUNTY – A second slope protection project on State Route 128 will begin this month. The project is located approximately 2.4 miles east of the Mendocino County line. The contractor has currently scheduled to begin installation of construction signs on Tuesday, May 19, with construction to begin on or after Thursday, May 21. This project will have one-way traffic control, and drivers should expect delays when travelling through the construction zone.

Motorists may also encounter intermittent one-way traffic control to complete final punch list work on a previous project, which is located just east of the above mentioned project.

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

For information about other Caltrans projects in the Bay Area, visit the website at www.dot.ca.gov/dist4 or follow us on Twitter: CaltransD4 @Sonoma101.


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San Pedro Creek Bridge-Hwy 1-Traffic Controls-Start May 13 @ 7PM

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: May 11, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Gidget Navarro
Phone: 510-286-5574

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

San Pedro Creek Bridge Construction
Update (State Route 1) Pacifica One Way Traffic Control

San Mateo County- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will need to re-locate the concrete temporary barriers (k-rail) and re-mark temporary striping at the intersection of Route 1 and Linda Mar Avenue to prepare for stage 2 of the San Pedro Creek Bridge Replacement Project in the City of Pacifica.

To ensure worker and public safety, one way traffic controls will be in effect on San Pedro Avenue. During one way traffic control, one lane of traffic will remain open at all times with flaggers alternating traffic on northbound and southbound lanes.

However, motorists should allow for extra travel time and expect minor delays.

Construction hours are on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 PM until Thursday, May 14 at 6:00 AM.

The new bridge will be completed before October, 2015. The temporary detour is expected to return to State Route 1 concurrently. (Weather permitting).

This work is part of the San Pedro Creek Bridge Replacement Project that started construction in May 2014. The project will install a longer and higher bridge over the creek to provide capacity for the 100-year flood event. In addition, a Class 1 multi-purpose path will be added along its eastern side.

For the latest road conditions, try Caltrans Quick Map: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov

Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
You can go to the project website to be added to the group e-mail list or get more information on the project at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/creek/

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Real McCoy Ferry-Closed Overnight for Maintenance-May 14

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Real McCoy II Ferry -Closed Overnight For Preventive Maintenance
From Thursday, May 14 at 11:00 PM to Friday, May 15 at 4:00 AM

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

The Real McCoy is scheduled to be closed Thursday, May 14 at 11:00 PM until Friday, May 15 at 4:00 AM.

Delta Ferry Service
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 and J-Mack Ferry Detour
During the service interruption of the Real McCoy and the long-term closure of the J-Mack Ferry, motorists are advised to use the Miner Slough Bridge on
Highway 84 to travel between Ryer Island and neighboring communities in Sacramento and Solano Counties overnight.

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

Or check our Delta Ferries webpage: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain the Delta Ferries.
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Monday, May 11, 2015

State Route 12-Near Rio Vista-Intermittent Closures-Start May 12

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: May 11, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 12-Center Divider Work
Intermittent Closures near Rio Vista
Three Consecutive Days Starting Tuesday, May 12

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin replacing damaged or missing center divider posts called “channelizers”, on State Route 12 (SR-12) between Rio Vista and Suisun City.

The “channelizers” have become worn and damaged over time. The three-day project starts Tuesday, May 12 and will be completed by Thursday, May 14.
Weather permitting, work will start each day Tuesday, May 12, Wednesday, May 13, and Thursday, May 14 at 9:00 AM and conclude at 3:00 PM.

Intermittent State Route-12 Closures:
To ensure public and worker safety, intermittent closures of State Route 12 (SR-12) between Drouin Drive in Rio Vista and Denverton Road near Suisun City are scheduled.

Crews will close the highway in both directions for 10 minutes at a time then reopen the highway to release traffic. CHP will help direct motorists in both eastbound and westbound directions. Motorists should expect delays and allow for extra travel time.

Please drive cautiously and leave a safe traveling distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

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 California’s highways.

Please #BeWorkZoneAlert

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