State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: May 31, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laurel Street at I-780-Vallejo
I-780 Full Highway Closures-Ten Consecutive Nights
During Bridge Demolition
Starts Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:00 PM
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will demolish the Laurel Street Bridge above westbound and eastbound Interstate-780 (I-780) in Vallejo during ten consecutive nights of work.
Bridge demolition starts Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:00 PM and will be completed by the morning of Monday, June 12, 2017.
I-780 Overnight Full Highway Closures-during bridge demolition
To ensure worker and public safety, during night-time demolition work, eastbound and westbound I-780 will be closed at Laurel Street overnight with detours on I-780 in effect.
During weekday work, overnight I-780 closures start at 9:00 PM each night until 5:00 AM the following mornings.
During weekend work starting on Friday June 2nd, Saturday, June 3rd, Sunday, June 4th, Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10 closures start at 8:00 PM each night until 9:00 AM the following mornings.
Detours-Westbound I-780 to westbound/eastbound I-80, Curtola Parkway
Motorists traveling on westbound I-780 (from Benicia to Vallejo) will be detoured to exit I-780 at Glen Cove Road. Then proceed right onto northbound Glen Cove Road, left onto westbound Benicia Road, stay on Benicia Road for approximately 1½ miles, continue on westbound Benicia Road over the I-80/Benicia Road overcrossing, left onto southbound Lemon Street/ Motorists will then have the option to travel either right on westbound Curtola Parkway (towards Downtown Vallejo), or turn left onto eastbound Curtola Parkway to enter either westbound I-80 or eastbound I-80.
Detours-Eastbound Curtola Parkway to Eastbound I-780
Motorists traveling onto eastbound I-780 (from Downtown Vallejo to Benicia) will be detoured onto the exit loop off-ramp to eastbound I-80 from Curtola Parkway, stay left, then maintain the left lane toward the Frontage Road exit, right onto Lincoln Road East, then at the stop sign make an immediate left onto eastbound Benicia Road, continue on Benicia Road for approximately one-mile, right onto southbound Glen Cove Road and enter eastbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road.
Westbound and Eastbound I-80 to Eastbound I-780
Motorists traveling onto eastbound I-780 from westbound I-80 are advised to exit I-80 onto eastbound Benicia Road, southbound Glen Cove Road and enter eastbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road.
Detour signs will be posted. Motorists should expect delays. The CHP will assist with traffic controls. All work is weather dependent.
Laurel Street Bridge Closure-Long-Term Closure
The Laurel Street Bridge at I-780 was closed on Tuesday May 31, 2017. The bridge will remain closed continuously until demolition of the existing bridge and construction of a new bridge is completed by the end of 2017. Local detours are in effect.
Northbound Laurel Street Detour
During construction of the new Laurel Street Bridge, residents and businesses south of the bridge traveling north of the bridge will be detoured onto northbound Laurel Street, right onto Spruce Street, enter eastbound I-780 from Spruce Street, proceed on eastbound I-780, exit Glen Cove Road, enter westbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road, proceed on westbound I-780, exit Cedar Street into Laurel Street neighborhood.
*Southbound Laurel Street Detour
Residents and businesses north of the bridge traveling south of the bridge will be detoured onto southbound Laurel Street, left onto westbound Benicia Road (over the I-80 overcrossing), left onto southbound Lemon Street, left onto eastbound Curtola Parkway, then continue onto eastbound I-780 from Curtola Parkway, then exit eastbound I-780 at Spruce Street, right onto Spruce Street, then left onto Laurel Street.
*When I-780 is closed overnight, use westbound I-80 from Curtola Parkway, proceed on westbound I-80 and exit onto Magazine Street to access Laurel Street when traveling north of the bridge to south of the bridge.
*Motorists traveling from north of the bridge may also enter westbound or eastbound
I-80 or I-780 from Curtola Parkway.
For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
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Or for additional information, go to our project website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/780laurelstreetbridge/
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