Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

Intermittent Evening Ramp Closures: August 11 to 15, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Motorists Should be Prepared for Detours and Additional Travel Time

Sacramento, CA, August 11, 2014 – The Sacramento County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that on the evenings of August 11 to 15, there will be intermittent closures for all Watt Avenue @ US-50 Interchange off-ramps and on-ramps. Closure and detour information is listed below:  

Nights of August 11 to 15:

  • All Off-Ramps and On-Ramps:  From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night, there will be intermittent closures of interchange off-ramps and on-ramps.  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 on-ramps in the same direction will be closed at the same time.
  • Detours: Detours will be in place to guide motorists through the project area.
  • Delays:  Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during detour periods.  
Overnight Project Work:  Project work during closure periods will include roadway paving and moving portable concrete barriers (K-rail) for worker protection.
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 October 2014.
Patience is Appreciated:  The patience and cooperation of the traveling public is appreciated 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.