Contra Costa County Public Works will perform road work on Kirker Pass Road at the intersections of Hess Road (north) and Nortonville Road starting November 2, 2015 to replace damaged center-divide crash cushions. Construction work is anticipated to occur Monday through Friday and possibly weekends between 7am-5pm. The work is expected to be completed by the last week of November.
Traffic will be controlled with temporary and permanent lane closures. Changeable message sign boards and other construction signs will be placed in advance of the construction activities.
The following is the anticipated work schedule:
11/2/2015 – Install advanced warning signs
11/5/2015 – Install concrete k-rail lane closures
11/9/2015 – Begin crash cushion repair
11/25/2015 – Complete crash cushion repair and remove lane closures
Kirker Pass Road at Hess Road (north)
The repair at the Hess Road (north) intersection requires permanent closure of one lane in each direction along Kirker Pass Road for the duration of the work. Turning left from Hess Road (north) onto southbound Kirker Pass Road and turning left from southbound Kirker Pass Road onto Hess Road (north) will not be permitted during construction. Drivers should use the Hess Road (south) intersection or plan to use other routes.
Kirker Pass Road at Nortonville Road
The repair at the Nortonville Road intersection site requires a temporary lane closure in the northbound direction to allow the installation of concrete k-rail. All of the through lanes in both directions will be open for the duration of the crash cushion repair work. Turning left onto Nortonville Road from the southbound direction of Kirker Pass Road will still be permitted, but turning left from Nortonville Road onto the southbound lanes of Kirker Pass Road will not be permitted for the duration of the work. Only a right turn onto northbound Kirker Pass Road from Nortonville Road will be allowed. Drivers travelling southbound on Kirker Pass Road from Nortonville Road should plan to use alternate routes.