Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

Overnight Ramp Closures: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Sacramento, CA . March 17, 2014 - The Sacramento County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that there will be overnight ramp closures for the US-50 @ Watt Avenue Interchange Project for three consecutive evenings this week.  Information about overnight ramp closures and detours is listed below:
Nights of March 17, 18 and 19: There will be closures of the following ramp between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.:
  • Eastbound US-50 Off-Ramp to Watt Avenue
    Detour: Motorists traveling eastbound on US-50 can exit at Howe Avenue and continue eastbound on Folsom Boulevard to Watt Avenue. 
Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during the detour period.
Overnight Project Work: Project work during the closure periods includes installation of a new storm drain.
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 mid-summer 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.