Contra Costa County (Calif.)

Contra Costa County (Calif.)

News and Stories

Final Week for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacements
Top Stories
Monday, July 8, 2019

Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the ninth in a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Project Hits Home Stretch
Top Stories
Monday, May 13, 2019

Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the fourth of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridg

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Joint Replacement Project Reaches Key Milestone
Top Stories
Monday, April 22, 2019

Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the first of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Former MTC Chairman Robert Schroder Passes
Top Stories
Monday, April 8, 2019

Former Metropolitan Transportation Commission Chairman Robert "Bob" Schroder died March 29. He was 90.

Orange and White: The Colors of (Express Lane) Construction Season
Top Stories
Monday, November 26, 2018

Just as orange poppies and trees with bursts of white blossoms herald the advent of spring in the Bay Area, the sudden appearance of orange fencing and white K-rails signals the start of improvements along the region's freeways.

2018 Bay Area Bike Challenge Upends All Previous Mileage Records
News Release
Thursday, June 14, 2018

The results are in for May’s month-long Bay Area Bike Challenge, organized by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), 511, and Kaiser Permanente, with Santa Clara County walking away with this year’s bragging rights. 

Public Invited to Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House in Walnut Creek and Public Hearing in San Francisco This Week
News Release
Monday, May 8, 2017

MTC and ABAG invite the public to an open house in Walnut Creek and a public hearing in San Francisco this week.

Tree Removal Marks Construction Start on Richmond-San Rafael Corridor Project
Top Stories
Monday, January 9, 2017

Construction crews are set to begin work this week on the first of a series of MTC-sponsored projects to relieve traffic congestion in the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge corridor by establishing a thir

Community Celebration Marks Completion of Highway 4 Widening Projects
News Release
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A community celebration and ribbon cutting this morning marked the completion of the Highway 4 Widening Projects, a six-year-long collaborative endeavor.

Contra Costa Pavement Scores Show Smooth Ride… and Plenty of Potholes
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Contra Costa County is home to some of the best pavement in the Bay Area — and also some of the worst.

Documents

Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of October 21, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF OCOTBER 21 2019.pdf (624.54 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of October 14, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF OCOTBER 14 2019.pdf (464.25 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of October 6, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF OCOTBER 6 2019.pdf (608.96 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of September 15, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15 2019.pdf (526.83 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of September 7, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 7 2019.pdf (553.24 KB)

Media

Southbound 680 Express Lane
Video
Monday, October 8, 2018

The Southbound Express Lane in Contra Costa County is going to be expanded.

SR 160 - HWY 4 Project Photos
Photo Gallery
Friday, March 11, 2016

The new SR 160 - HWY 4 ramps eliminate the U-turn that was previously required at Hillcrest Avenue, reduce through traffic and congestion on Oakley's city streets, and improve access for Eastern Co