FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Three Mile Slough Bridge Scheduled for Overnight Closures
Inspections and Testing Beginning Next Week
SACRAMENTO COUNTY – Caltrans is alerting motorists that the Three Mile Slough Bridge on State Route 160 is scheduled for nightly closures next week for inspections. The bridge remains safe during daytime travel.
A Caltrans contractor and structural engineers will be conducting inspections and testing of the main sheave trunnions.
The bridge will be under nightly closure from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. January 13 - 17.
Caltrans urges motorists to plan accordingly and use suggested detours. Current truck restrictions will apply.
During the nighttime highway closure, Caltrans suggests these alternate routes:
• For detours involving Sacramento County origins/destinations, motorists may consider using Interstate 5.
• For other detours, motorists may consider using State Routes 12, 4, and 160 along with segments of Interstates 80 and 680.
California legal trucks having a kingpin-to-rear-axle of more than 30 feet are not recommended on State Route 160.
Weather conditions could delay or cancel scheduled 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 here.
Bay Area motorists can check 511 SF Bay Twitter 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.