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Freeway 50 to near in a single day after fatal crash with bridge in West Sacramento

WEST SACRAMENTO — Upkeep will shut Freeway 50 in West Sacramento in a single day Monday into Tuesday morning from I-5 and Harbor Street beginning at 11 p.m. 

The upkeep are scheduled on the Sycamore Path Pedestrian Overpass, which is lately underneath development, after an in a single day single-vehicle twist of fate. 

A couple of mins after nighttime on Monday morning, calls got here in a couple of crash. CHP Forest House answered west of Jefferson Street in West Sacramento the place a 2015 Nissan drove into the middle divide and collided with improve beams for the Sycamore Path pedestrian overcrossing. 

The passenger died and the motive force had minor accidents. CHP stories alcohol and/or medicine have been an element within the crash. 

A spokesperson for the Town of West Sacramento informed CBS13, presently, the fireplace division reviewed the improve beams to verify there was once no coming near near danger they may cave in on drivers. It was once decided secure to reopen the freeway, however {that a} nearer inspection can be required later within the day.

“Crews are gonna be out to test at the steadiness of the construction, motive some columns have been hit, and those columns improve the beams that pass around the highway and improve what is known as false paintings. And that is the reason the place the bridge is being constructed. So they are gonna assess.” mentioned Paul Hosley, Public Knowledge Administrative center for the Town of West Sacramento. 

Hosley mentioned the paintings in a single day will come with checks, examining the bridge, and from there, it is going to be decided if they’ve to do any upkeep. 

Site visitors will likely be rerouted onto Interstate 5 and Interstate 80 and West Sacramento floor streets all through this time.

  • Westbound 50 will likely be closed between I-5 and Harbor Blvd. from 11 p.m. this night, November 20 till Tuesday, November 21 from 3-5 a.m. 
  • Eastbound 50 lanes will stay open.

Detour indicators will likely be posted with site visitors officials aiding during this emergency closure. 


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