District: Four - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
Phone: (510) 385-7069
Northbound State Route 242 (SR-242) in Concord
Highway Reopened on Monday, July 12
First Weekend of Work Completed
Next Weekend of Closures Scheduled July 16-19
Contra Costa County – Caltrans has reopened northbound State Route 242 (SR-242) in Concord after completing the first of two weekends of major roadway rehabilitation and paving work.
SR-242 was closed on Friday, July 9 at 10:00 PM and fully reopened on Monday, July 12 at 9:35 AM.
Northbound SR-242 is scheduled to be closed again for the second and final weekend of work starting on Friday, July 16 at 10:00 PM until Monday, July 19.
Northbound SR-242 will be closed 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.
Caltrans thanks motorists for their patience and understanding during the work.
Project Webpage: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-projects/d4-concord-242-rehabilitation
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