Category Archives: Highways

Starting Wednesday June 21 – Interstate 680 Nighttime Lane Reductions for Resurfacing Work in Danville/San Ramon

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is working on a storm damage repair project on Interstate 680 to replace failed concrete slabs from Diablo Road in Danville to Alcosta Boulevard in San Ramon. The work is to repair damage created … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes

Driving in the Express Lanes Solo drivers’ new choice to pay a toll for a more reliable trip on I-680 in Contra Costa County will become a reality late this summer. Operating hours on the I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes … Continue reading

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Is Every Speed Limit Too Low?

By Alex Mayyasi · Priceonomics When Lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?” Hearing his question, you might assume that Lt. … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon – April 2017

  Carpooling & Transit in the Express Lanes Carpoolers can expect some changes once the I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes open this summer. Most significantly, carpoolers, clean air vehicles and other toll-exempt vehicles must get FasTrak Flex® toll tags to … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 – Balfour Road Interchange

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Plan Bay Area 2040

The Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 is an updated long-range Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. This document discusses how the Bay Area will grow over the next two decades and identifies … Continue reading

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Customer Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon

As MTC continues toll system testing on the future I-680 Contra Costa Express Lane, drivers will see test messages on the Variable Toll Message Signs starting Monday, March 27, 2017 northbound from Alcosta Blvd. to Crow Canyon Road. After successful … Continue reading

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