Caltrans Press Release 19-014a

Release Date: 2/1/2019
District: 3
Contact: Dennis Keaton
Phone: (530) 741-5474

Rio Vista Bridge Scheduled for Weekend Overnight Closures

Storm Forecast Could Delay Work

RIO VISTA – Caltrans is alerting motorists the Rio Vista Bridge on State Route 12 is scheduled for overnight closures this weekend beginning Sunday, for ongoing maintenance work. There have been no malfunctions or problems discovered from the recent repairs.                                                                    

The bridge remains safe for travel. A Caltrans contractor and structural engineers will return four links of the counter weight chains back into their original placement.


Scheduled overnight closures for State Route 12 at the Rio Vista Bridge are:


During the highway closure, Caltrans suggests these alternate routes:

Current truck restrictions will apply. California legal trucks having a kingpin-to-rear-axle of more than 30 feet are not recommended on State Route 160.

This weekend’s storm forecast could delay or re-schedule the work. Caltrans advises motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.”

For motorists using the State Route 84 Real McCoy and SR-220 Ryer Island Ferries as a bridge detour, additional ferry information is located on our Caltrans Delta Ferries website at:

Bay Area motorists can check or follow Caltrans District 4 on Twitter: In the Sacramento region, Caltrans District 3 will issue construction updates on Twitter @CaltransDist3 and on Facebook at CaltransDistrict3. For real-time traffic, click on Caltrans’ QuickMap  or download the QuickMap app on iTunes or Google Play.