Date: January 10, 2014
District: District 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Highway 12-Jameson Canyon Widening Project
Major Traffic Switch Preview
Media Tour-January 14, 2014
WHAT: Media tour of the Highway 12-Jameson Canyon Widening Project in Napa and Solano Counties.
Attendees will view latest construction progress involving 6-miles of major safety improvements on Highway 12 between the Napa Valley and the Solano I-80 Corridor.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Caltrans Construction Office, 324 Campus Lane, Suite P, Fairfield, CA.
WHO: Caltrans Public Affairs and Construction staff.
WHY: Caltrans and its project partners are widening Highway 12-Jameson Canyon from two to four lanes between Napa and Solano Counties. The work will also add a concrete wall along the 6-mile project route. Construction began in spring 2012 with completion scheduled as early as summer 2014. Tour includes on-site look at the project prior to a major traffic switch near the Napa/Solano County Line as major work nears completion. Attendees will get an up-close preview of traffic lane switch route, paving, and major excavation, and drainage work through the canyon.
The approximate one-and-a-half-hour tour will include a safety briefing prior to the construction site visit. Caltrans will provide hard hats, safety vests, and transportation from the office to the construction site. Please dress appropriately.
Space is limited. Media must RSVP with Caltrans Public Information Officer, Vince Jacala at office 510-286-5206 or cell 510-385-7069 prior to attending.