Nighttime Traffic Control Scheduled for Rio Vista Bridge Work


State Route 12 sign

District:  District 3 - Marysville
Contact:  Steve Nelson, Dennis Keaton
Phone:  (530) 632-0080, (916) 825-5252



Rio Vista – Caltrans is alerting motorists to nighttime traffic control on the State Route 12 (SR-12) Rio Vista Bridge scheduled for next week.

Logo for Rio Vista Bridge projectOne-way reversing traffic control is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday through Friday next week, October 10-14, in order for bridge engineers to test a new backup drive system that will help address the overall reliability of the drawbridge. The bridge remains safe for travel.

In additional, Caltrans is notifying recreational boaters and commercial vessels of a waterway closure from 6 a.m. October 10 to 6 a.m. October 29. Under this temporary deviation issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, the lift span of the bridge will open on signal if at least four hours notice is given to the drawtender.

Work is scheduled as listed but subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/ or materials, and other construction-related issues. Caltrans 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 from the App Store or Google Play.

For motorists using the SR-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, the @511SFBAY Twitter or follow Caltrans District 4 on Twitter @CaltransD4.

Map showing location of Rio Vista bridge on State Route 12 where waterway will be closed to large vessels and sailboats.