State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: April 30, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Allyn Amsk
Phone: (510) 286-5445
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
U.S. Route 101 Old Redwood Highway Interchange Improvement Project
Off-Ramp Closures and Restrictions for May 1 – May 4, 2015
Petaluma, Sonoma County – Caltrans is entering a new stage of construction for the U.S. Route 101 Old Redwood Interchange Improvement Project. In order to reduce inconvenience to motorists, this work will be completed in one weekend and will involve partial and full ramp closures.
• The southbound U.S. Route 101 off-ramp to Petaluma Boulevard North will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, May 1 until 5 a.m. Monday, May 4.
o Detour: remain on southbound U.S. Route 101, exit at E. Washington Street, and continue to your destination.
• Motorists exiting from northbound U.S. Route 101 to Old Redwood Highway will only be able to turn right. Left turns from the northbound off-ramp will not be possible from May 1 to May 4.
o Detour 1: if you are travelling to destinations west of U.S. Route 101, exit at E. Washington Street.
o Detour 2: for destinations east of U.S. Route 101, exit at E. Washington Street or Old Redwood Highway.
o Optional Detour to reach Petaluma Boulevard North: exit at Old Redwood Highway and turn right on Old Redwood Highway, turn right on North McDowell Boulevard, turn right on Corona Road, and continue to your destination.
• The northbound off-ramp to Old Redwood Highway will be fully closed on Saturday night, May 2, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
o Detour: exit at E. Washington Street, and continue to your destination.
• Petaluma Boulevard North and Old Redwood Highway will remain open the weekend of May 1 – May 4.
o Motorists should be alert for new driving conditions as the Caltrans contractor raises the roadway during the month of May.
These closures depend on weather conditions and will be rescheduled if necessary. Please drive cautiously through the construction zone, leave a safe traveling distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you, and Slow for the Cone Zone. The California Highway Patrol will be on site during closures.
For information about this and other projects, go to www.dot.ca.gov/dist4 and click on “Projects” and “Sonoma County.”
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