Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

Intermittent Overnight Ramp Closures: June 18 to 20, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

Sacramento, CA June 18, 2014 – The Sacramento County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that on the evenings of June 18 to 20, there will be intermittent overnight closures for all Watt Avenue @ US-50 Interchange off-ramps and on-ramps.   Closure and detour information is listed below:
Nights of June 18 to 20:
  • All Off-Ramps and On-Ramps:  From 10 p.m to 5 a.m. each night, there will be intermittent closures of each interchange off-ramp and on-ramp.  Closure periods for each ramp will last from 2 to 4 hours.  Once work on a specific ramp is completed, the ramp will be re-opened to motorists.  No two ramps in the same direction will be closed at the same time.    
    Detour: Detours will be in place to guide motorists to the best alternative for their destinations north or south on Watt Avenue.
Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during the detour period.
Overnight Project Work:  Project work during closure periods includes roadway grinding and paving.
Completed Project: The completed project will provide a reduction in overall delay through the interchange; much easier and safer access on and off the freeway for all motorists; dedicated transit facilities; and, improved access and safety for bicyclists and pedestrians.  It is anticipated that the project will be completed by late-summer 2014.

Patience is Appreciated:  The patience and cooperation of the traveling public is appreciate d as work to construct the interchange project continues.
Please contact Dan Regan, Communications & Media Officer, at 916-874-7056, or regand@saccounty.net if you have any additional questions.