Thursday, March 9, 2017
EB I-80 Closure in Contra Costa County due to Police Investigation March 9
State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: March 9, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Shannon Brinias
Phone: (510) 286-5543
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
All Lanes of Interstate 80 Eastbound Closed
Following Police Investigation
In Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County, Calif. – California Highway Patrol requested a hard closure from Caltrans for all lanes of Interstate 80 (I-80) eastbound at Cutting Boulevard in Contra Costa County following a reported shooting on the Interstate. Caltrans has not been provided information about when I-80 EB will reopen. CHP is handling the investigation.
Motorists are advised to take alternate routes if possible and be prepared for lengthy delays. Changeable Message Signs and signage related to the I-80 SMART Corridor are providing motorist information. Motorists should use caution when approaching the closure.
Get real-time traffic on Caltrans Quickmaps: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ or follow Caltrans on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CaltransD4. For 24/7 traffic updates,
go to 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBay.