Category Archives: Highways

Customer Update: I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes December 1, 2017

Upcoming Tree Trimming Work crews will be trimming trees in the I-680 Contra Costa express lane corridor to improve camera sight lines. Trees will be trimmed in the following locations: Southbound: At Diablo Road Just south of Sycamore Valley Road … Continue reading

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Governor Signs Toll Bill, Puts Comprehensive Traffic Relief Plan on Bay Area Ballot

originally posted at MTC Governor Brown’s action today to sign into law Senate Bill 595 clears the way for Bay Area voters to decide – potentially as early as next June – on Regional Measure 3 (RM 3), which would … Continue reading

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Automated Carpooling Program Expanded in Contra Costa

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has announced an expanded partnership with Scoop Technologies. CCTA will utilize its transportation demand management program known as 511 Contra Costa to provide additional carpool incentives to Scoop drivers who carpool from or within … Continue reading

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Saturday November 4, 2017 at 10:30 PM – Full Closure Southbound State Route 242-Concord

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled an overnight weekend FULL closure of southbound State Route-242 (SR-242) in Concord to perform major highway maintenance. During the major maintenance effort, Caltrans crews will pave, repair guardrails, overhead highway lights, clear … Continue reading

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I-680 Southbound Express Lanes – Fall 2017 Update

In early Spring of 2018, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and project partners will begin construction on 11 miles of express lanes on southbound I-680 from Marina Vista Avenue in  Martinez to Rudgear Road in Walnut Creek. Express lanes … Continue reading

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Route 4 in Contra Costa – Ramp meters Activate October 17 and October 31

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will activate ramp metering on Route 4 in Contra Costa County beginning October 17, 2017. What is Ramp Metering? Ramp metering is a traffic management strategy using traffic signals and accompanying equipment and techniques … Continue reading

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Contra Costa Transportation Authority approves the 2017 Countywide Transportation Plan

On September 20, 2017, the Authority approved the 2017 Contra Costa Countywide Transportation Plan (2017 CTP). The CTP is one of the Authority’s key planning tools, designed to “Support efforts to develop and maintain an ongoing planning process with the … Continue reading

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