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Balfour Road

Construction Work

Nighttime construction work, closures, and detours will occur between 10pm and 5am.  Please be advised of construction signs along SR 4 and Balfour Road.  Please anticipate potential delays in your regular commute.

Upcoming Construction Activity & Detours

Nighttime work on SR 4 will occur on the evenings of Wednesday February 22nd through Friday February 24th.* Nighttime work is estimate to last approximately three nights, to be completed by March 1 pending weather.  SR 4 will be completely closed at Balfour Road during the nighttime work.  Drivers are advised to use the detour in place along Balfour Road and Walnut Boulevard.

*All construction work subject to weather conditions.

Project Description

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) will begin construction of the new Balfour Road Interchange at State Route 4 (SR4) in February 2017. The Balfour Road and State Route 4 intersection is currently signalized, resulting in significant backups during peak commute times. This project will eliminate the at-grade intersection by building an interchange at this location.

This is the final phase of bypass construction to improve traffic flow on State Route 4. The bypass projects on State Route 4 were developed cooperatively among Contra Costa Transportation Authority, and the cities of Brentwood, Antioch and Oakley to ease traffic congestion along State Route 4.

Benefits

The new overpass will:

  • Reduce traffic congestion
  • Enhance motorist, cyclist and pedestrian safety

Costs and Funding

The total project budget is $73.6 million. Funding sources for this project include Measure J, the East Contra Costa Regional Fee and Financing Authority (ECCRFFA), and Contra Costa Water District (CCWD).

Schedule

Construction will begin in early February 2017 and continue for approximately two years. Check back here for future updates on construction activities and traffic detours.

Updates

To sign up for the project notification list, please email BalfourRoadInterchange@gmail.com.

Questions? Call the project hotline at: (925) 756-0721

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