District: Four - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 385-7069
Northbound State Route 242 (SR-242) in Concord
Full Highway Closures During Two Weekends
July 9-12 and July 16-19
Detours in Effect
Motorists Should Expect Delays and Use Alternate Routes
Contra Costa County - Caltrans has scheduled two weekends of full and partial highway closures on Northbound State Route 242 (SR-242) in Concord. During these closures, Caltrans will perform major roadway rehabilitation work on northbound SR-242.
Northbound SR-242 is scheduled to be closed starting on Friday, July 9 at 10:00 PM until Monday, July 12 at 10:00 AM. A second weekend closure is scheduled starting on Friday, July 16 at 10:00 PM until Monday, July 19 at 10:00 AM. During these closures, northbound SR-242 will be fully closed overnight, but one lane will be re-opened on northbound SR-242 during the daytime.
Northbound SR-242 will be closed both weekends between the SR-242/I-680 separation and the Concord Avenue onramp in Concord. The Concord Avenue on ramps to northbound SR242 will remain open during these closures. The Clayton Road off ramp from northbound SR242 will be closed from Friday night until Sunday morning each weekend.
Northbound SR-242 Detour Route
During the Northbound SR-242 closures, motorists heading eastbound towards Pittsburg and Antioch are advised to use Northbound I-680 to connect with Eastbound State Route 4 (SR-4).
Local traffic is advised to use alternate routes including Monument Boulevard, Willow Pass Road and Concord Avenue. Motorists should watch for detour signs and expect weekend traffic delays on Willow Pass Road, Monument Boulevard and Concord Avenue.
Project Webpage: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-projects/d4-concord-242-rehabilitation
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