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511 Contra Costa was present at the Treat Boulevard bike/ped crossing ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct 2, 2010. Here are some photos of the ribbon cutting ceremony. A video of the first cyclists to cross the new bridge. Check out our post with additional photos and a timeline of the project, or read more about the Grand Opening of the Contra Costa Centre & the Treat Boulevard overcrossing at: Contra Costa Times Read the rest
Update: According to project engineers, the crossing will be accessible by September 27th, with the grand opening set for October 2nd. After months of construction and more than a decade of planning, the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian/Bike Bridge is near completion. The bridge spans eight lanes of Treat Boulevard in the Pleasant Hill BART area, linking discontinuous sections of the Iron Horse Trail. Upon its opening (rumored to be Friday, August 27th), the overcrossing will allow for pedestrians and bicyclists to safely cross the heavily trafficked road.... Read the rest
The bridge erection work for the new Iron Horse Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge over Treat Boulevard requires the closure of the intersection of Treat Boulevard and Jones Road on the weekend of July 23-25, 2010. This bridge is located in the vicinity of the Pleasant Hill BART station. The entire intersection of Treat Boulevard and Jones Road will be shut down during the bridge erection operation. This work will be performed at night in order to minimize traffic disruption.... Read the rest
During the first three weekends in June, The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will be closing the intersection of Treat Boulevard and Jones Road overnight for the installation of the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian Bridge. The closures are scheduled for 9 pm to 10 am the next morning on the following nights: June 4,  5 June 11, 12 June 18, 19 Detour signs will be posted. Download the construction flyer for closure details and a detour plan.... Read the rest