Caltrans News Release
District 4
Harry Yahata, District Director

April 6, 2001

Contact:
Brigetta Smith
phone:(510) 787-4084
pager: (650) 997-2253

Lane and Shoulder Closures Scheduled on
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be closing Lane #2 in various locations on the lower deck (eastbound) of the Richmond San Rafael Bridge beginning the week of April 2, 2001 from 8PM each night until 6AM each morning. Crews will be placing K-Rail to close the shoulder. This operation is expected to take 4-6 weeks and the K-Rail will remain in place for an undetermined period of time. The closure is necessary for a variety of operations during the Seismic Retrofit Project.

Motorists are advised to expect delays.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Officer at (510) 787-4084.

ALL WORK IS WEATHER PERMITTING AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.