State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: July 31, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Chiconda V Davis
Phone: (510) 286-1227
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OVERNIGHT RAMP and LANE CLOSURES
NORTHBOUND/SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 880 AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS
JULY 31 THROUGH AUGUST 5, 2017
Oakland/Alameda, Alameda County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled various lane closures and full freeway closure of northbound (NB) and southbound (SB) of Interstate 880 (I-880) from 5th Avenue to High Street in Oakland starting Monday, July 31 through Saturday, August 5, 2017, at various times and location to continue the removal of the steel girders and bridge overcrossing at the 23rd Avenue Overcrossing.
Closure information is as follows:
• Monday July 31st to Tuesday August 1st: from 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM: from 5th Avenue to High Street SB lanes #1 and #2 closed
• Tuesday August 1st to Wednesday August 2nd: from 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM: from 5th Avenue to High Street SB lanes #1 and #2; NB 29th Avenue on-ramp to I-880
• Wednesday August 2nd to Thursday August 3rd: from 10:00 PM until 5:00 AM: from 5th Avenue to High Street SB lanes #1 and #2; NB 29th Avenue on-ramp to I-880; full NB closure at 23rd Avenue overcrossing
• Friday August 4th to Saturday August 5th: from 10:00 PM until 7:00 AM: NB lane closures at various location along I-880 between 5th Avenue and High Street
Advance warning changeable message signs, detour signs and construction crew flaggers will be in place to assist motorists traveling in the area.
This work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if necessary. Motorists are advised to expect delays and allow extra time for their commute. Please drive with caution through the construction zone, leave a safe traveling distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you, and Slow for the Cone Zone.
California Highway Patrol will be on site during night closures.
For more information about this Caltrans construction project, visit the website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/projects/88023rd29thovercrossing/
Closure information and real-time traffic maybe found on Caltrans QuickMap: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/.
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