Watt Ave at US-50 Interchange Project

Overnight Ramp & Lane Closures - September 29 to October 1, 10 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Motorists Should Be Prepared for Detours and Additional Travel Time


Sacramento, CA, September 29, 2014 – The Sacramento County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that on the evenings of September 29 and 30, and October 1, there will be overnight ramp and lane closures at the locations listed below:   

  1. La Riviera Drive On-Ramp to Southbound Watt Avenue:  9/29, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
    Detour: Motorists can take the La Riviera Drive on-ramp to northbound Watt Avenue, proceed north to American River Drive exit, take a left onto American River Drive, then left to the on-ramp to southbound Watt Avenue.

  2. Watt Avenue between Manlove Road and La Riviera Drive: 9/29 to 10/1, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.: 
    Each evening there will be alternating closures of lanes on Watt Avenue between Manlove Road and La Riviera Drive.  One lane will remain open in each direction during closures periods.
    Delays: Expect possible 5 to 10 minute delays during lane closure periods.

Project Work: Project work during closure periods includes roadway paving and striping.

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.