Contra Costa County (Calif.)

Contra Costa County (Calif.)

News and Stories

MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Changes to Express Lane Toll Policy
News Release
Monday, November 18, 2019

MTC invites Bay Area residents to learn about and comment on proposed changes to Express Lane toll policy during a public comment period from Nov. 18 to Dec.18, 2019. 

MTC Opens Window for Public Comment on Amendments to Express Lane Toll Policy
Top Stories
Friday, November 15, 2019

MTC will open its new I-880 Express Lanes in the summer of 2020. Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders and solo drivers alike.

Contra Costa Streets and Roads Earn "Good" Marks as County, Cities Put Tax Dollars to Work
Top Stories
Monday, November 4, 2019

Contra Costa County and its 19 cities and towns largely maintained the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Orinda and Moraga registering the biggest year-o

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.

Documents

Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of December 15, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF DECEMBER 15 2019.pdf (134.78 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of December 8, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF DECEMBER 8 2019.pdf (190.62 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of December 1, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF DECEMBER 1 2019.pdf (99.12 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of November 24, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24 2019.pdf (120.15 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of November 17, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17 2019.pdf (66.09 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