Date: July 15, 2013
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Highway 12-Jameson Canyon
Closures Scheduled Overnight Starting Thursday, July 18th
NAPA AND SOLANO COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be paving the existing traffic lanes on eastbound and westbound Highway 12-Jameson Canyon starting Thursday, July 18th at 11 p.m. The work is part of the Highway 12-Jameson Canyon Widening Project.
This stage of work starting July 18th and concluding July 27th will require full overnight highway closures.
Full Overnight Highway Closures
To ensure worker and public safety, eastbound and westbound Highway 12 between Highway 29 and Red Top Road is scheduled to be closed overnight on Thursday, July 18th, and Friday, July 19th. The closures will be in effect starting at 11 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning.
Highway 12 between Highway 29 and Red Top Road will also be closed starting Sunday, July 21st until Saturday, July 27th. Those closures will be in effect each night Sunday through Friday starting at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
Highway 12-Jameson Canyon Detour
During the overnight highway closures, eastbound Highway 12 motorists are advised to use southbound Highway 29 to eastbound Highway 37 to eastbound Interstate 80. Westbound Highway 12 motorists should use westbound Interstate 80 to westbound Highway 37 to northbound Highway 29.
Local access is available for Jameson Canyon residents and emergency vehicles only. Caltrans will also install electronic message signs. All work is weather permitting.
Motorists should allow for extra travel time. Additional project information is posted at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/12jamesoncanyon/
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve the highway.