Date: October 17, 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 20th
NAPA AND SOLANO COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will implement ongoing paving work as part of the Highway 12 Jameson Canyon widening project in Napa and Solano Counties.
The paving will require five additional nights of full overnight highway closures starting Sunday, October 20th until the morning of Friday, October 25th.
The overnight closure on Highway 12 Jameson Canyon previously scheduled for Thursday, October 17th from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. remains in effect.
The overnight closure previously scheduled for Friday, October 18th has been canceled.
Full Overnight Highway Closures-Starting Sunday, October 20th
Five nights of ongoing full highway closures on Highway 12 between Highway 29 and Red Top Road are scheduled to start on Sunday, October 20th until the morning of Friday, October 25th at 5 a.m. Closures will start each night Sunday through Thursday 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.
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