Today’s Date: March 26, 2010
District: 10 - Stockton
Contact: Chantel Miller
Phone: (209) 948-7977
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Joaquin County - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 4 (SR-4) 1.1 miles east of the Old River Bridge. Eastbound and westbound SR-4 will be closed at the same time.
The full highway closure will begin on Friday, March 26, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. through Monday, March 29, 2010, at 4:00 a.m. Caltrans will also perform one-way traffic control from the Old River Bridge to the Middle River Bridge beginning Monday, March 29, 2010, through Friday, April 2, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Crews will replace a culvert in this location.
SR-4 westbound detour is:
• northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) (Sacramento)
• westbound SR-12 (Rio Vista)
• southbound SR-160 (Oakley)
• continue to SR-4
• southbound on (I-5) (Los Angeles);
• merge onto westbound I-205 to (San Francisco/Oakland);
• merge onto northbound I-680 to (San Ramon/Walnut Creek);
• merge onto eastbound SR-4 to (Pittsburg/Antioch).
SR-4 eastbound detour is:
• north on SR-160 (Isleton);
• eastbound on SR-12 (Lodi);
• southbound on I-5;
• continue south to SR-4.
Motorists should be prepared to pay the $4.00 bridge toll when using northbound
Highway Advisory Radio and Changeable Message Signs will be in use for motorists information.
This roadway has a canal on each side, this full highway closure is necessary to ensure the safety of motorists and workers in the area.
Alternate routes should be taken. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change based on weather conditions.
The contractor for this $400,000 project is Teichert Construction of Turlock, CA. The SR-4 Culvert Replacement Project is necessary to ensure continued mobility and the movement of goods and services along this heavily traveled corridor.
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Slow For the Cone Zone.