Caltrans News Release
District 4
Harry Yahata, District Director

September 13, 2000
Contact: Bob Haus (510) 286-5576


Caltrans has announced it will close the Maxwell Bridge on Highway 121 in Napa County for the next two nights. The closure will allow crews to repair damage caused by the recent earthquake.

The bridge will be closed this Wednesday and Thursday from 10 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Detours will be clearly marked.

The detour routes are as follows:
    *Northbound 121- To Coombs Street, to 3rd Street, to Sisqual Street, and back to Highway 121
*Southbound 121 - To Sisqual Street, to 3rd Street., to Coombs Street, and back to Highway 121

Caltrans crews have worked on the bridge for the past two nights, with traffic reduced to one lane. However, further repairs require the bridge to be raised, making the full closure necessary.