Category Archives: Highways

SR-84 Real McCoy Ferry Out of Service

The Real McCoy continues to be out of service and is scheduled to return late February. The J-Mack Ferry is available for service and provides rides to East Ryer Island from Grand Island by crossing Steamboat Slough. For the latest information, call … Continue reading

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March 3 ballot – Yes on Measure J

Passage of Measure J will provide approximately $97 million annually for 35 years in vital local funding that could only be used to address transportation and transit needs throughout Contra Costa County. Addressing Local Transportation Needs The local transportation system … Continue reading

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Interstate 680 Southbound Express Lanes Construction Update (Martinez to Walnut Creek)

In October 2018, CCTA began construction of 11 miles of express lane on southbound I-680 between Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez to Rudgear Road in Walnut Creek. In addition, restriping will extend to El Cerro Boulevard in Danville. Eight miles … Continue reading

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Highway 37 issues coming into focus

Flooding is again bedeviling Highway 37 in the North Bay, but a plan to improve the stretch of roadway is in the works. A memorandum of understanding among several agencies is being worked on with a goal of providing relief for Highway … Continue reading

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I-680/SR4 Interchange Improvements – Phase 3

The contract has been awarded, construction should start this year and be completed spring of 2022. The 680/4 Phase 3 project will widen State Route 4 in the median to provide a third lane in each direction from Morello Avenue … Continue reading

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The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads At Risk

Building on the foundation established by MTC’s original 2000 Pothole Report and then by a 2011 update, this report includes both a primer on the cost and life cycle of pavement and a comprehensive look at the current state of … Continue reading

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New Report Finds Lack of Safety Features on Roads Costs California Drivers $61 Billion Annually

CALIFORNIA KEY TRANSPORTATION FACTS THE HIDDEN COSTS OF DEFICIENT ROADS Driving on California roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features costs California drivers a total of $61 billion each year. TRIP has calculated the cost … Continue reading

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