Rio Vista

Caltrans cancels Highway 160 closures

By From page A4 | March 08, 2014

RIO VISTA — A threat of rain has prompted the state Department of Transportation to cancel overnight closures for Highway 160 between Rio Vista and Antioch until at least March 14.

Workers on Feb. 3 began replacing the bridge deck and rehabilitating the control house on Three Mile Slough Bridge at a cost of $3 million. The contractor has up to 55 consecutive nights of authorized closures to complete the work. Closures take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Wilbur Avenue south of the Antioch Toll Bridge to Highway 12 at the Rio Vista Bridge, weather permitting.

When closures are in place, some motorists must take a detour as long at 80 miles to reach their destinations, a Caltrans press release said.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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