State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: September 25, 2017
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 286-5206
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laurel Street at I-780-Vallejo
I-780 Full Highway Overnight Closures
Bridge Deck Work
Start Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00 PM
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will continue bridge deck work as the new Laurel Street Bridge above Interstate-780 (I-780) takes shape.
The old Laurel Street Bridge was demolished in June 2017 and is currently being rebuilt above westbound and eastbound I-780 in Vallejo.
The new Laurel Street Bridge will be constructed to bring the bridge up to the latest seismic safety standards. Construction of the new bridge will be
completed as early as November 2017.
Westbound I-780 Overnight Closure
Starts Friday, September 29 at 10:00 PM
To ensure worker and public safety, westbound I-780 at Laurel Street will be closed on Friday, September 29 starting at 10:00 PM until 7:00 AM on Saturday, September 30.
Eastbound I-780 Overnight Closure
Starts Saturday, September 30 at 12:01 AM
Eastbound I-780 will be closed at Laurel Street on Saturday, September 30 starting at 12:01 AM until 7:00 AM that same morning.
Detour signs will be posted. Motorists should expect delays. The CHP will assist with traffic controls. All work is weather dependent.
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.
Laurel Street Bridge Closure-Long-Term Closure
Laurel Street above I-780 will remain closed continuously until construction of the new bridge is completed. Local detours are in effect.
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/
Caltrans thanks you for your patience as we work to maintain California’s highways and bridges.
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