Date: October 3, 2013
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Highway 12-Jameson Canyon
Overnight Closures Scheduled For Week of October 6th
NAPA AND SOLANO COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled ongoing drainage and paving work for the week of October 6th.
The work which is part of the Highway 12 Jameson Canyon widening project in Napa and Solano Counties will require six nights of full overnight highway closures starting Sunday, October 6th.
The overnight closures on Highway 12 Jameson Canyon previously scheduled for Thursday, October 3rd and Friday, October 4th remain in effect. Those closures are from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m.
Full Overnight Highway Closures-Starting Sunday, October 6th
Six nights of ongoing full highway closures on Highway 12 between Highway 29 and Red Top Road are scheduled. The full highway closures are scheduled to start on Sunday, October 6th until the morning of Saturday, October 12th at 5 a.m. Closures will start each night Sunday through Friday at 11 p.m. and conclude the following morning at 5 a.m. All work is weather permitting.
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. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will help direct motorists. Caltrans will also install changeable message signs. Motorists should allow for extra travel time.
Additional project information is posted on the Caltrans’ Highway 12-Jameson Canyon webpage at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/12jamesoncanyon/