ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES – Caltrans has POSTPONED the previously scheduled closure of northbound Interstate 680 in Sunol between State Route 84 and Sunol Boulevard for the Martin Luther King, Jr. three-day holiday weekend.
Caltrans has postponed the closure due to predicted rain. The closure will likely be rescheduled to the President’s Day weekend, weather permitting. Caltrans will keep the public informed as soon as the details are finalized.
The purpose of the closure is to perform paving work on the I-680 freeway.
When the closure does take place, the I-680 freeway will be closed in the northbound direction beginning on a Friday evening and will be reopened to traffic early on the following Monday morning. As with this closure, in the case of rain or unanticipated developments, the closure will be rescheduled and the public will be notified.
During the closure, the contractor will work around the clock to remove and replace entire sections of the freeway. The work includes repaving the freeway. The work is part of a project encompassing northbound I-680 between Sunol and San Ramon to improve the freeway to enhance safety and provide a smoother ride for motorists.
For more information, please visit our website at www.680paving.com.