Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

Overnight Ramp Closures: Southbound Watt Avenue On-Ramp to Eastbound US-50
Nights of April 7, 8 & 9, - 10 p.m to 5 a.m.
Sacramento, CA – 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 starting tonight. Information about overnight ramp closures and detours is listed below:

Night of April 7, 8 & 9: There will closures of the following ramp between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.:

  • Southbound Watt Avenue On-Ramp to Eastbound US-50 

    Detour:  Driving south, motorists can make a U-turn at Manlove Road, proceed north on Watt Avenue and take the on-ramp to eastbound US-50.

Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during the detour period.  This closure date may change due to weather conditions.

Overnight Project Work:  Project work during this closure period 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 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.