Bay Farm Island Bridge Closure Alert

Starting today, January 9, through Thursday, January 11, the Bay Farm Island Vehicle Bridge will be closed in the evenings for painting and steel deck repairs:
  • Tuesday, January 9, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday morning
  • Wednesday, January 10, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday morning
 
Weather permitting, the Bay Farm Island Bridge will also be closed during the same evening hours, 11pm – 5am, next Monday through Friday, January 15-19. The Bike/Pedestrian Bridge will not be closed.
 
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following detours in place during these bridge closures:
 
NORTHBOUND DETOUR: Leaving Bay Farm Island from Island Drive
SB Rte 61 (DOOLITTLE DRIVE);
LEFT ON HEGENBERGER Rd;
NB Rte 880 ON-RAMP;
NB Rte 880 OFF-RAMP TO HIGH St;
LEFT ON HIGH St;
RIGHT ON HOWARD St;
LEFT ON ALAMEDA Ave;
LEFT ON FRUITVALE Ave;
LEFT ON BROADWAY;
LEFT ON OTIS Dr
 
SOUTHBOUND DETOUR: Entering Bay Farm Island from Otis Drive
TRAFFIC FROM SB OTIS Dr
LEFT ON BROADWAY;
RIGHT ON TILDEN Way;
TILDEN WAY/FRUITVALE Ave;
RIGHT ON ALAMEDA Ave;
RIGHT ON HOWARD St;
LEFT ON HIGH St;
RIGHT ON OAKPORT St;
SB Rte 880 ON-RAMP;
SB Rte 880 OFF-RAMP TO HEGENBERGER Rd;
RIGHT ON HEGENBERGER Rd;
RIGHT ON NB Rte 61 (DOOLITTLE DRIVE)
 
SOUTHBOUND DETOUR: Entering Bay Farm Island from Fernside Boulevard
TRAFFIC FROM SB FERNSIDE Blvd
RIGHT ON OTIS Dr;
RIGHT ON BROADWAY;
RIGHT ON TILDEN Way;
TILDEN WAY/FRUITVALE Ave;
RIGHT ON ALAMEDA Ave;
RIGHT ON HOWARD St;
LEFT ON HIGH St;
RIGHT ON OAKPORT St;
SB Rte 880 ON-RAMP;
SB Rte 880 OFF-RAMP TO HEGENBERGER Rd;
RIGHT ON HEGENBERGER Rd;
RIGHT ON NB Rte 61 (DOOLITTLE DRIVE)
 
For more information, contact Sarah Henry, Public Information Officer at 747-4714