State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: July 31, 2017
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Chiconda V Davis
Phone: (510) 286-1227
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE ROUTE 61/FULL POSEY TUBE CLOSURE IN OAKLAND
JULY 31 THROUGH AUGUST 3, 2017
Oakland, Alameda County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled a full closure of State Route 61 (SR-61)/Oakland Posey Tube starting Monday night, July 31 through Thursday morning, August 3, 2017 from 10:00 PM to 4:30 AM, to conduct re-lamping and tunnel washing operation.
Closure information is as follows:
• The SR-61/Oakland Posey Tube is closed starting Monday night, July 31 through Thursday morning August 3, 2017.
• Follow detour signs posted near and before Posey Tube entrance
Advance warning changeable message signs and detour signs 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/.
Follow us on Twitter: @CaltransD4. Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways. Please #BeWorkZoneAlert.