Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bird, Chickens Positive for West Nile Virus in Oakley

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that one dead bird and two chickens tested positive for West Nile virus. The bird was found near Oakley Road and Trenton Street and the chickens near Rose Avenue and … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority Adopts Transformative 30-year Plan and Approves the Placement of Tax Measure on November 8 Ballot

If voters approve the measure, the tax revenue will fund the 30-Year Transportation Expenditure Plan The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) believes that the future success of Contra Costa County includes offering safe, reliable mobility for all. To provide funding … Continue reading

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July 2016 – Pittsburg Civic Center Station

Scope Construct an eBART station at Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg, California. Status  The project is in the construction phase. Issues/Areas of Concern  None. Update from Previous Quarterly Report  Concrete work is now complete.  Structural steel, electrical … Continue reading

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Caltrans to Activate Ramp Meters on Interstate 80 Corridor Starting July 26th for AM Commute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contra Costa County / Alameda County, Calif. – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in partnership with Alameda County Transportation Commission and Contra Costa County Transportation Authority will activate 43 ramp meters on the Interstate 80 (I-80) … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes with West Nile Found near Knightsen and in Antioch

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed today that two groups of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus. One group was found near Knightsen and another group was found in Antioch. Mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus … Continue reading

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July 2016 – East County Rail Extension (eBART)

Scope Extend rail service eastward from the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station to Hillcrest Avenue within the median of SR 4. Status  The project is in the construction phase and is being completed under multiple contracts managed by BART.  … Continue reading

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July 2016 – State Route 4 Balfour Road Interchange – Phase 1

Scope Construct a new SR 4 bridge crossing over Balfour Road in Brentwood providing one southbound and one northbound lane for SR 4; northbound and southbound SR 4 loop on-ramps, servicing both westbound and eastbound Balfour Road traffic; and northbound … Continue reading

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