Contra Costa Air Quality

Click image to enlarge As part of the City’s Golf Club Road/Old Quarry Road Improvement Project, there will be road closures (near Diablo Valley College) between November 10 and November 19. Old Quarry Road Closure Old Quarry Road will be temporarily closed between Golf Club Road and Chilpancingo Parkway starting at 8 a.m. on November 10 (Friday) through 6 p.m. on November 12 (Sunday), and between 8 a.m. on November 17 (Friday) through 6 p.m.... Read the rest
Between the 12-cent-per-gallon increase in the gas tax and being able to earn $2 credit each trip, there’s never been a better time to trade your solo commute for a shared ride! Whether you fill an empty seat in your car or catch a ride as a passenger, carpooling is a great way to save money. Thanks to a partnership between 511 Contra Costa and Scoop, when you use the Scoop app to match with another commuter for your ride to work, you get a $2 credit.... Read the rest
California’s 12-cent gas tax increase went into effect this month, and you’ll soon see the impact at gas stations throughout the state. We have a couple of ways for you to beat the tax hike: Share the Ride – Whether you call it ridesharing or carpooling, it’s the same thing – sharing a ride and splitting the cost. Now that most people have smartphones, apps make it possible to carpool to work with just a little advance notice.... Read the rest
On May 4, a closure and detour will go into effect for the southbound I-680 Marina Vista/Waterfront Rd off-ramp in Martinez. The closure will remain in effect until October 2015. Between April and October, a seismic retrofit will be performed on the Mococo Overhead Bridge and the I-680 off-ramp will be replaced. During the closure, southbound I-680 traffic will detour to the Arthur Road interchange, exit and cross under the freeway, return to northbound I-680, and exit at Marina Vista/Waterfront Road.... Read the rest
Caltrans has scheduled lane closures along eastbound State Route 24, between Acalanes Road and Oak Hill Road, from Sunday April 19 at 9pm to Monday, April 20 at 8am. This work is in preparation for a slope stability project in that area. Motorists are advised to expect delays and allow extra time for their commute. Please drive with caution through the construction zone. For more information about the slope stability construction project, please visit the project webpage.... Read the rest
Caltrans District 4 has scheduled the following lane and ramp closures for the Interstate 680 Mococo Overhead Bridge Rehabilitation Project: On-Ramp Closures The Marina Vista on-ramp to southbound I-680 will be closed: Thursday night, March 26, from 6pm-6am 6pm Friday night, March 27 until 12pm Saturday, March 28 Lane/Shoulder Closures at the Marina Vista/Waterfront Road Interchange: One northbound lane will be closed from 8pm Friday, March 27 to 5am Monday, March 30 The left shoulder of southbound I-680 will be closed from 8pm Friday, March 27 through 5am Monday, March 30 Upcoming Closure of Southbound I-680 Off-Ramp to Marina Vista/Waterfront Road In late April 2015 Caltrans will close the southbound off-ramp from I-680 to Marina Vista/Waterfront Road.... Read the rest