Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sunday Reading – 07/31/16

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. 13 signs your coworker is a psychopath – Andrew … Continue reading

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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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July 31st from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am – STATE ROUTE 160 FULL FREEWAY CLOSURE in Oakley

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) are widening State Route 4 (SR-4) through Pittsburg and Antioch. As part of this construction work, the contractor will be closing a segment of State Route 160 … 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 – Interstate 680/State Route 4 Interchange Improvement: State Route 4 Widening, Phase 3

Scope Construct three-level interchange, as follows:  Phase 1 – NB I-680 to WB SR 4 connector.  Phase 2 – EB SR 4 to SB I-680 connector.  Phase 3 – SR 4 widening: Morello Avenue to SR 242 … 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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