Category Archives: Highways

I-680 Express Lanes update – August 2017

The I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes are scheduled to open in late September or early October. Toll system testing will continue through opening, The tests confirm that toll prices are properly calculated and displayed on highway signs, that toll tags … Continue reading

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Bay Area Express Lanes – I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes – June 2017 Update

The I-680 Contra Costa Express Lane opening is getting closer with an expected opening in September 2017! The lanes will operate Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. During times when traffic is light, tolls will automatically adjust … Continue reading

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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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