FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sacramento County — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will continue ongoing structure work on State Route 160 at the Three Mile Slough Bridge for additional parts replacement this week with a nighttime schedule. The bridge remains safe for travel.
Crews will conduct nightly one-way traffic control between 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 25 through Thursday, August 27, and nightly full bridge closure between 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on August 28, 29, 30, 31 and September 1.
A contractor is scheduled for the replacement of the sheave bearings in both towers. Caltrans urges motorists to plan accordingly and to expect delays.
Current truck restrictions are enforced. California legal trucks having a kingpin-to-rear-axle of more than 30 feet are not recommended on SR-160.
Suggests 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.
Caltrans advices motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert” – someone’s loved one is at work.
Work is scheduled to begin as listed but subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/ or materials, and construction related issues.
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.
Bay Area motorists can check 511 SFBAY 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.
Check out Caltrans’ “Caltrans QuickMap” for current road conditions at or download the free QuickMap app on the App Store or Google Play. Motorists also can call the California Highway Information Network automated phone service at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).
Continue to Practice Social Distancing and Keep Washing Your Hands.