Date: October 4, 2013
Agency: Caltrans District 4 –Oakland Agency: City of Vallejo
Contact: Vince Jacala Contact: Nimat Shakoor-Grantham
Phone: (510) 286-5206 Phone: (707) 648-4522
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Caltrans and City of Vallejo Partner in Major Maintenance Effort Westbound Highway 37 and Fairgrounds Drive
Onramp Closure During Landscape & Litter Effort
SOLANO COUNTY – Caltrans and the City of Vallejo join forces in a major landscaping and litter abatement effort on westbound Highway 37 from the Fairgrounds Drive exit to the Highway 37/Highway 29 interchange.
The three-day major maintenance effort starts Tuesday, October 8th and concludes on Thursday, October 10th. Work starts each day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m. Work is weather permitting.
Crews from both Caltrans and the City of Vallejo will trim-back overgrown trees, clear storm drains, weed, mow and clear-out trash and debris along Highway 37 and adjacent onramps.
This is the fifth phase of a key partnership among Caltrans, the City, and several area agencies to beautify main entrances and thoroughfares in Vallejo through the “Vallejo Interagency Partnership” (VIP) program.
Westbound Highway 37 Onramp from Fairgrounds Closed:
To ensure worker and public safety, the westbound Highway 37 onramp from Fairgrounds Drive will be closed. The following detour will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day: Motorists entering westbound 37 from Fairgrounds Drive should continue on southbound Fairgrounds Drive, then eastbound on Redwood Street (proceeding across the I-80 overcrossing), then northbound on Admiral Callahan Lane, then enter eastbound I-80, then exit westbound Highway 37.
For information on the Caltrans and City of Vallejo partnership program, use the web-link below:
Drivers should expect delays and watch for crews along shoulders and exit ramps.
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the highways. Follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://mobile.twitter.com/CaltransD4