Watt Avenue @ US-50 Interchange Project

Overnight Ramp Closure: Night of April 18, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Northbound Watt Ave On-Ramp to Eastbound US-50

Sacramento, CA. April 17, 2014 – The Sacramento County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that there will be an overnight ramp closure for the US-50 @ Watt Avenue Interchange Project on the evening of Friday, April 18.  Information about the overnight ramp closure and detour is listed below:

Night of April 18: There will be a closure of the following ramp between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.:

  • Northbound Watt Avenue On-Ramp to Eastbound US-50
    Detour:  Driving north, motorists can exit at La Riviera Drive, turn left, take the on-ramp to southbound Watt Avenue, and then continue to the on-ramp to eastbound US-50.

Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during the detour period.

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.