Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

 Overnight Ramp Closures: Southbound Watt Avenue to La Riviera Drive.
Nights of March 27 and 28, 2014, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

Sacramento, CA. March 27, 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 the next two evenings.

Information about overnight ramp closures and detours is listed below:
Nights of March 27 and 28: There will be closures of the following ramp between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.:

  • Southbound Watt Avenue Off-Ramp to La Riviera Drive
    Detour: Driving south, motorists can make a U-turn at Manlove Road, proceed north on Watt Avenue to the La Riviera Drive off-ramp.

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

Overnight Project Work: Project work during these 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 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.