Today, Friday August 18th there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by CALTRANS, 9:00 a.m., at the west bridge. Attendees will be able to cross to and from for the ceremony.
Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Friday August 18th Highway 140 will be open to traffic from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily.
CALTRANS goal is to open the road 24 hours a day in 2 weeks.
During this interim period the road will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with 10 minute intervals between green lights. Vehicles under 28 feet, bicycles and pedestrians will be allowed.
The “Ground Probe” slope stabilization radar is being used in conjunction with human backups during this period.Emergency traffic (ambulances, fire and police) will be allowed to go through at night during this interim period.
YARTS: YARTS commuters are advised that inbound runs will start 10 minutes earlier than the pre-slide schedule on Monday. Currently outbound runs will stay the same as the pre-slide schedule, so that the last outbound bus will cross the bridges at 7:45 p.m.
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