State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: May 26, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laurel Street Bridge At I-780-Vallejo
Long-Term Bridge Closure
Starts 9:00 AM Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Upcoming Bridge Demolition
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the Laurel Street Bridge above westbound and eastbound Interstate-780 (I-780) in Vallejo for approximately eight months as crews demolish and rebuild the bridge at the same site.
The bridge will be closed starting Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 9:00 AM.
After 9:00 AM on May 31, the bridge will be closed continuously until demolition of the existing bridge and construction of a new bridge is completed.
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.
I-780 Overnight Full Highway Closures-during bridge demolition
Shortly after May 30, Caltrans will begin the demolition of the existing Laurel Street Bridge during approximately two weeks of overnight demolition work. During night-time demolition work, eastbound and westbound I-780 will be closed at Laurel Street overnight with detours on I-780 in effect.
Caltrans will make an announcement once detailed information is available regarding specific dates and times for bridge demolition.
For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
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Or for additional information about our I-780 Laurel Street Bridge Project, go to our project website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/780laurelstreetbridge/
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain California’s bridges and highways. Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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