State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: May 8, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Westbound Interstate 780 at Laurel Street-Vallejo
Overnight Full Highway Closure
Starts 10:00 PM Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Prep Work for Upcoming Bridge Demolition
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin installing concrete safety barriers on eastbound and westbound Interstate-780 (I-780) in Vallejo as part of the I-780 Laurel Street Bridge Project.
The long-term project will demolish and rebuild the I-780 Laurel Street Bridge over a period of approximately eight months.
This preliminary work in preparation of bridge demolition is scheduled to start Tuesday, the night of Tuesday, May 9, 2017. All work is weather permitting.
Westbound I-780 Overnight Closure- Tuesday May 9
Detour Starts at Glen Cove Road
To ensure public and worker safety, a full overnight closure of westbound I-780 between Glen Cove Road and the I-80/I-780 Interchange will be in effect Tuesday, May 9 at 10:00 PM until Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00 AM.
Motorists traveling on westbound I-780 (from Benicia to Vallejo) will exit westbound
I-780 at Glen Cove Road, proceed on northbound Glen Cove Road, westbound Benicia Road, southbound Lemon Street and onto Curtola Parkway where motorists can either enter westbound or eastbound I-80 or proceed westbound on Curtola Parkway towards Downtown Vallejo.
Detour signs will be posted. CHP will assist with traffic controls.
Eastbound I-780 Lane Reductions
One of two lanes of eastbound I-780 between Glen Cove Road and the I-780/I-80 Interchange will be closed on two consecutive nights Tuesday, May 9 and Wednesday May 10 starting each night at 9:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following mornings. One lane of eastbound I-780 will remain open at all times.
Eastbound and Westbound I-80 to Eastbound I-780 Connector Closure:
The connectors from eastbound and westbound Interstate-80 (I-80) to eastbound I-780 will be closed Tuesday, May 9 at 10:00 PM until Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00 AM. Motorists traveling from westbound and eastbound I-80 to eastbound I-780 (from Vallejo to Benicia) will be detoured to eastbound Benicia Road, southbound Glen Cove Road and enter eastbound I-780 from Glen Cove Road. Detour signs will be posted.
For real-time traffic, click-on Caltrans Quick Maps at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
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Or for additional about our I-780 Laurel Street Bridge Project information, go to our project website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/d4/780laurelstreetbridge/
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges. Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.
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