Caltrans District 4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2001
CONTACT: Lauren E. Wonder 408/232-0228
SOUTHBOUND 87 CLOSED SATURDAY NIGHT
FOR PAVING, TRAFFIC SHIFT
SAN JOSE—Southbound Route 87 will be closed around the airport for ten hours this Saturday night in order to pave the final connection to the new detour road. The southbound direction will be closed Saturday, May 12 at 11 PM until Sunday, May 13 at 9 AM between Hedding Street and Airport Parkway. Northbound 87 will remain open as will Hedding Street and Airport Parkway across Route 87.
San Jose International Airport visitors will need to use Airport Parkway or Coleman Avenue as the Skyport Drive access will be closed. Please allow additional travel time to reach your flight or pick up passengers.
During the closure, motorists will be detoured via North First Street.
When the road reopens on Sunday, three traffic changes will occur:
Please pay attention to signs during and after the closure and drive carefully.
For more information about the Route 87 Freeway Improvement Project, please visit http://www.route87.org.
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