Today’s Date: December 13, 2013
District: 4 -
Contact: Adam Priest
Phone: (510) 286-5543
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Maintenance Work For The Tunnel Of Elms
State Route 12-St. Helena
NAPA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation, (Caltrans), is scheduled to provide routine maintenance for the Tunnel of Elms located on State Route 29 in St. Helena. The maintenance work will include: removal of six structurally weakened elm trees, trimming of trees to provide vertical and horizontal safety clearance for traffic, and additional routine maintenance work.
The maintenance work will begin, if weather permits, on Monday, December 16th, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm through Friday, December 20th. One-way traffic control will be in place with the use of flaggers. Motorists are advised to expect delays and encouraged to take alternate routes if necessary.
Changeable message signs will be placed along State Route 29 (St. Helena Highway) to advise motorists of the time and location of the maintenance work being performed.
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Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to improve the highway.
Remember to “Slow For The Cone Zone.”