Friday, January 30, 2015

Westbound I-80 to Westbound SR-12-Fairfield-Overnight Connector Closure-Feb 2

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Westbound I-80 Connector to Westbound SR-12-Fairfield
Overnight Closure-Starts Monday, February 2 at 10:00PM

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.

During the night of Monday, February 2 crews will install temporary lane divider posts, called “channelizers” on the westbound Interstate-80 (I-80) connector ramp to westbound State Route-12 (SR-12) in Fairfield. The overnight channelizer work is related to the ongoing I-80/I-680/SR-12 Interchange Project.

Westbound I-80 to westbound SR-12-Overnight Connector Closure
To ensure worker and public safety, the westbound I-80 connector to westbound SR-12 will be closed Monday, February 2 at 10:00 PM until 4:00 AM on Tuesday, February 3.

During the closure, the following detour will be in effect:
Motorists should continue past the WB I-80/WB SR-12 connector on westbound I-80, and exit Red Top Road, then proceed northbound on Red Top Road for a quarter mile, until reaching the Red Top Road/SR-12 intersection, then enter westbound SR-12 from Red Top Road. Detour signs will be posted.

Motorists should expect delays. All work is weather permitting. The posted speed limit through the construction zone on westbound I-80 in Fairfield is 55 miles per hour. Please remember to “Move Over” or “Slow Down”, it’s the law. #workzonealert

I-80/I-680/Highway-12 Project Improvements:
A new Green Valley Road overcrossing is being constructed just east of the existing overcrossing. It will have twice the number of lanes (4) as the existing overcrossing (2), along with a new on ramp to westbound I-80/SR-12. The connector ramp from westbound I-80 to westbound SR-12 also will be widened from one to two lanes.

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

Or follow Caltrans at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

State Route 220-J-Mack Ferry-Delta-Closure Begins Feb 27

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: January 28, 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 Begins February 27, 2015

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled a long-term closure of the
J-Mack Ferry in the Delta starting Friday, February 27 at 8:00 AM until Friday, May 1 at 12:01 AM for mandatory repairs and inspections.

In collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guards’ mandated dry dock inspection of the J-Mack Ferry, the vessel will be closed to the traveling public beginning 8:00 AM February 27. The ferry is scheduled to be returned to service by Friday, May 1 at 12:01 AM.

During this time, the ferry will be moved to a dry dock facility for the U.S. Coast Guard inspection, and upgrade work to better suit the needs of the traveling public.

The J-Mack, also known as the Steamboat Slough Ferry, 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 Highway 84.

For the latest information, motorists can also 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 appreciate your patience as we work to maintain the J-Mack Ferry.

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U.S. 101 Petaluma River Bridge Construction Project-Rescheduled to Feb 8


State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY


Date: January 27, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Allyn Amsk
Phone: (510) 286-5445

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

U.S. 101 Petaluma River Bridge Construction Project
Construction Update for Petaluma River Bridge Demolition

Petaluma, Sonoma County – Caltrans has rescheduled the closure of Petaluma Blvd. South and the Northbound U.S. 101 Off-Ramp to Petaluma Blvd. South

• On Sunday, February 8, from 4 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., Caltrans will close Petaluma Boulevard South at the Petaluma River Bridge for demolition activities. The northbound U.S. Highway 101 off-ramp to Petaluma Boulevard South will also be closed on Sunday, February 8, from 4 a.m. until 11:59 p.m.

o This work is being completed in one day to avoid several nights of ramp and road closures.
o Residents may notice increased noise as work is completed above Petaluma Boulevard South.
o Detour 1: Northbound U.S. Highway 101 traffic that usually exits at Petaluma Boulevard South will be diverted to the next exit at State Route 116/Lakeville Highway.
o Detour 2: Residents who live or work on the east side of the freeway or on Kastania Road can exit at State Route 116/Lakeville Highway, take southbound U.S. Highway 101, and exit at Petaluma Boulevard South to access their residence or business.

o Detour 3: During the closure of Petaluma Boulevard South, park and ride users, local residents, and businesses who want to travel north on U.S. 101 can take the southbound U.S. Highway 101 on-ramp from Petaluma Boulevard South, travel to the Redwood Landfill, and return to northbound U.S. Highway 101.

This work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if necessary. 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. The California Highway Patrol will be on site during closures.

For more information about this Caltrans construction project, visit the website at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/101petalumablvd.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

State Route 29-Napa River Bridge (Calistoga)-Parking and Bus Route Changes-Start wk of Jan 22

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: January 22, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 29-Napa River Bridge
Bus Stop Relocation and Parking Changes in Calistoga
Starts Week of January 22

NAPA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is starting soil sampling work in preparation of the State Route 29 (SR-29)-Napa River Bridge Replacement Project in Calistoga. This initial work starts the week of January 22.

Parking and Bus Stop Changes-Start January 2015
To ensure worker and public safety, starting on or about January 22, some parking spaces on SR-29/Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga will no longer be available.

Some VINE Transit Bus stops will also be relocated. For additional VINE Transit information go to: http://www.ridethevine.com/routes-schedules or call 800-696-6443

During soil sampling and construction, traffic lanes on northbound and southbound
SR-29 (Lincoln Avenue) in Calistoga will remain open. Regular work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM each day. All work is weather permitting. Motorists should allow for extra travel time.

Soil Sampling
This initial soil sampling work will be completed in approximately two weeks after the work commences in January 2015. The main bridge construction work is scheduled to start in spring 2017 and be completed as early as the end of 2018.

SR-29 Napa River Bridge (Calistoga) Replacement Project
Caltrans will replace the existing SR-29 Napa River Bridge in Calistoga. A new bridge will be built in phases at the site of the existing bridge. The existing bridge must be replaced because of years of wear at its base from the Napa River.

For additional information, go to: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/29bridgecalistoga
Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4

Caltrans appreciate your patience as we work to maintain California’s bridges.

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State Route 12 and State Route 113 Intersection-Intermittent Closures Near Rio Vista-Start Jan 27

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: January 22, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: 510/286-5206

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Route 12 and State Route 113 Intersection-Survey Work
Daytime Intermittent Closures Near Rio Vista
Start Tuesday, January 27

SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform survey work near the intersection of State Route 12 (SR-12) and State Route 113 (SR-113) in rural Solano County just west of Rio Vista. The multiple-day project is scheduled to start Tuesday, January 27 and will be completed by Tuesday, February 3.

Intermittent SR-12 and SR-113 Alternating Closures:
To ensure public and worker safety, crews will alternate closures on eastbound and westbound SR-12 and northbound and southbound SR-113. The California Highway Patrol (CHP), a flagger on foot, and a pilot car will help direct motorists. Drivers may experience 5-10 minute delays. Please allow for extra travel time.

Work Schedule and Locations
Weather permitting. Work is scheduled each of the following days at the following locations from 9:00AM until 2:30 PM each day:

Eastbound SR-12 Near SR-113
Tuesday, January 27 and Wednesday, January 28

Westbound SR-12 Near SR-113
Thursday, January 29 and Friday, January 30

SR-113/Birds Landing-Near SR-12
Monday, February 2 and Tuesday, February 3

For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4

Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Westbound I-80 Zampa Bridge-Overnight Lane Closures-Start Jan 23 at 8PM

State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: January 21, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206

Contact: Bob Haus
Phone: (510)286-5576

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Westbound Interstate-80 Zampa Bridge-Overnight Lane Closures
Start Friday, January 23 at 8:00 PM

SOLANO and CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform expansion joint maintenance work on westbound Interstate-80 (I-80) just west of the Zampa Bridge near the westbound I-80 onramp from Crockett.

Crews will repair one of the joints on the elevated portion of the westbound I-80 approach from Crockett. No steel plates will be used when lanes are opened to traffic. This work is routine maintenance, and is not related to last August’s Napa Earthquake. Vessels will pass normally beneath the bridge on the Carquinez Strait.
The two consecutive weekend nights of work start Friday, January 23.

Westbound I-80 Lane Closures
For worker and public safety, up to 3 of 4 traffic lanes of westbound I-80 on the Zampa Bridge will be closed during the following hours:

Friday, January 23 at 8:00 PM until Saturday, January 24 at 7:00 AM.
Saturday, January 24 at 11:00 PM until Sunday, January 25 at 9:00 AM.

One westbound lane will remain open at all times. All work is weather permitting.

Follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain California’s bridges.

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Lane Closures on U.S. 101 in Burlingame-Start Jan 21


State of California • Department of Transportation

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Date: January 21, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Gidget Navarro
Phone: Desk: 510 286-5574

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


U.S. Route 101
Lane Closures in Burlingame (San Mateo County)

San Mateo County – Caltrans has scheduled lane closures on U.S. Route 101 in Burlingame for both the northbound and southbound directions on the mainline starting Wednesday, January 21, 2015, through Friday, January 23, between the hours of 10:00 pm to 5:00 am. One lane will close in each direction leaving 3 lanes open to traffic. These closures will take place at night due to traffic volumes and concern for worker safety.

These closures will allow work crews to remove the concrete median barrier in the middle of Route 101.

This work is part of the 101 Broadway Interchange Reconstruction Project. Scheduled completion date is Mid-2017. (Weather Permitting)

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/broadwayrecon/index.htm
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve California’s highways.

Motorists are advised to expect minor delays and encouraged to take alternate routes if necessary. Motorists are also advised that traffic fines are doubled in construction zones.


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