Category Archives: Highways

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

  Get Ready to Use the Lanes MTC’s I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes will join existing lanes on I-680, I-580 and Highway 237 to become part of the Bay Area Express Lanes that will ultimately be 550 express lane miles … Continue reading

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I-680 Express Lanes Construction Notice-Nighttime Ramp Closure

Summary Upcoming construction activity for the Express Lanes on I-680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon requires a temporary, nighttime ramp closure. The construction activity will include asphalt repair work for the on-ramp. The following ramp closure is scheduled: The … Continue reading

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I-680 Express Lanes January 2017 Project Update

Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon Construction Highlights Things may have appeared quiet to passing motorists on the future I-680 Express Lanes over the last few months, but a lot of work is going on … Continue reading

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Bay Area Freeway Patrol Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has entered into a data-sharing partnership between its Service Authority for Freeways (SAFE) unit and Waze (http://www.waze.com), the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app, in which MTC-SAFE’s Bay Area Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) and Waze each … Continue reading

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Bay Area Express Lanes – I-680 Walnut Creek to San Ramon Construction Notice – November 2016 Update

Toll system installation and testing on the I-680 Express Lanes is in full swing. Testing of the electronic toll signs is scheduled to begin Wednesday, November 23 and will last through the opening of the Express Lanes, scheduled for spring … Continue reading

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From MTC – Megaregion Early Morning Commute

This map is focused on the “early-bird” commute for workers living in the Northern California Megaregion. This region is home to approximately 12 million residents and 5 million commuters, of which approximately 582,000 travel during the early morning commute (defined … Continue reading

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I-680 Express Lanes Construction Notice-Nighttime Ramp Closures

Upcoming construction activity for the Express Lanes on I-680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon requires temporary, nighttime ramp closures. The construction activity will include the restriping of the lanes on I-680. The ramp closures are scheduled to occur at … Continue reading

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