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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Stories Related To Fix 50 Project

  • Can't See? New Lanes Painted On FIX 50 Project

    July 2, 2014

    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.

  • Last Phase Of Fix 50 Project Begins

    June 6, 2014

    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.

  • Fix 50: Some Slowdown Reported But Traffic Is Flowing

    April 23, 2014

    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.

  • Fix 50: More Can Be Done To Ease Congestion

    April 23, 2014

    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.

  • Bob Moffit / Capital Public Radio

    Fix 50 Day-One Morning Recap

    April 22, 2014

    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.

  • LIVE BLOG: First Phase Of Fix 50 Project Underway

    April 22, 2014

    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.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    City Hopes To Minimize Fix50 Effects

    April 21, 2014

    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.

  • Ten Tips For Surviving Fix50

    April 16, 2014

    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.

  • Sacramento Prepares For Fix 50 Traffic Problems

    March 21, 2014

    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.