Fix 50: Details, Delays And Detours
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From April 22 to June 25, Caltrans will be fixing a section of U.S. Highway 50, known as the W/X Viaduct. The project will result in closures, delays and detours for thousands of commuters in Sacramento. Capital Public Radio compiled a list of articles and resources to help people impacted by the project.
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There are new lane lines through the FIX 50 project in Sacramento. But, the new lines have failed to solve the problem of driver visibility in the late afternoon.
Caltrans may have said the roadway construction component of the FIX 50 project in Sacramento was finished. But, if you've driven west on the freeway in the late afternoon, you know more work was needed.
The top part of the Fix 50 Project through Sacramento is complete, but there is more work to be done under the freeway.
Lanes are open on Highway 50, as the major part of the road construction project wraps up.
Caltrans says traffic lanes in the FIX 50 road construction project will open again tonight. The contractor says a growing trend in the construction industry could do away with some of the big changes that were made to the project post-design phase.
Traffic flowed more smoothly as three lanes were open to westbound traffic. Two had previously been open.
The lane closures on Highway 50 through downtown Sacramento changed again last night for the final phase of the Fix 50 project. This is the first morning commute of the new lane closures. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt covers the commute live.
True to form, the Fix 50 highway project is running ahead of schedule, with the next phase and traffic changes set to begin late Thursday.
It's day two of the westbound portion of the Fix 50 road construction project in Downtown Sacramento.
If your commute includes highway 50 through downtown Sacramento, you'll want to make some adjustments today. The second phase of the "Fix 50" improvement project is underway.
There were widespread delays on U.S. Highway 50 Tuesday morning as work on the westbound portion of the Fix 50 project began.
Barricades will be set up and traffic lanes shifted to prepare for several weeks of road construction.
Work on the U.S. Highway 50 resurfacing project in Sacramento continues ahead of schedule, as all eastbound lanes will be open starting Friday morning. Drivers will get a break from the work zones through Memorial Day weekend.
The first eastbound phase of the Fix 50 project in Sacramento is finished. That included resurfacing and repairing the three inside eastbound lanes.
UPDATED: The Fix 50 project in Sacramento is ahead of schedule. Drivers had to adjust to different lane closures today as the project moved to a second stage.
If your commute includes highway 50 in the Sacramento area, there are some new eastbound closures you'll want to be aware of starting tomorrow morning.
CalTrans says the Fix 50 project in Sacramento is five days ahead of schedule.
Monday evening, construction crews will begin nighttime-only work on the westbound side of U.S. 50 through Sacramento.
Crews continue work on the Fix 50 project in Sacramento Monday morning. Contractors are working 24 hours a day to repair and resurface the W/X section of highway 50 in the heart of the city.
UPDATED: Three construction workers were injured Wednesday morning when a semi-truck hit a piece of lumber sticking out in traffic.
Sacramento's "Fix 50" construction project has entered day two, and traffic is slow in the area where CalTrans is repairing and resurfacing the elevated section of highway 50. Some eastbound lanes are closed.
Caltrans says efforts to reduce traffic congestion through the Fix 50 construction zone can still be increased and some people took the steps to help reduce traffic congestion through the Fix 50 construction zone, but other people could do more.
As expected, lane closures on the eastbound side of U.S. 50 through Sacramento caused delays for people commuting. People who sat through the delays and some people who found alternate routes considered doing something differently the next time.
The big "Fix 50" project beganTuesday morning in Sacramento and that means lane closures and likely congestion. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt was out covering the impact on the morning commute.
Insight guest host Pamela Wu speaks with representatives of both Caltrans and the City of Sacramento about the Fix 50 project.
During the Fix50 highway construction project, the City of Sacramento will be trying to minimize congestion throughout the city. The City says fewer drivers on the road is the most important thing that can be done to reduce traffic on city streets.
During the "Fix 50" Project, the state of California says it's encouraging departments and agencies to tele-commuting as an option to Sacramento-area workers.
Some restaurants and bars are hoping the Fix 50 project in Downtown Sacramento triggers an increase in business.
The Fix 50 project by Caltrans will repair a section of U.S. Highway 50 known as the W/X Viaduct. The portion carries six lanes of traffic over surface streets and other transportation infrastructure through Sacramento.
A lot more people are expected to keep their cars at home and take mass transit starting Tuesday due to construction on Highway 50.
It's hard to avoid news about the construction impacting commuters starting April 22nd. Construction along U.S. Highway 50 is expected to back things up for people trying to get through, so here are some tips for surviving the chaos of construction.
Mayor Kevin Johnson shares his thoughts on the "Fix 50" Project and the city of Sacramento's role in making sure commuters are prepared.
The Sacramento City Council last night approved spending $1.5 million to help ease traffic congestion on city surface streets when major construction work begins later this month on Highway 50.
The "Fix50" viaduct project on U.S. 50 through Sacramento will start in three-and-a-half weeks. Cal Trans is warning drivers to expect their commutes will take at least an hour longer.
Caltrans is advising Sacramento commuters to use different routes or transportation methods to avoid the effects of a construction project on U.S. Route 50.