Ygnacio Valley Road Permanent Restoration (Phase 2)

Central County
PROJECT BUDGET $2.5 Million
PROJECT SPONSOR
City of Concord
LOCATION:
Ygnacio Valley Road in Concord, Walnut Creek and Clayton
STATUS:
Completed
Route
Ygnacio Valley Road is a route of regional significance that connects Central Contra Costa and East Contra Costa County. It also links I680 and State Route 4. Commuters use Ygnacio Valley Road to avoid congestion along those freeways.
In March 2006, a landslide occurred along the segment of Ygnacio Valley Road between Cowell Road and the City of Concord’s jurisdictional limit with the City of Walnut Creek. One eastbound lane was closed. In June 2006, Concord received emergency relief funding for the temporary repair that constructed an auxiliary lane, thus restoring two eastbound lanes. In mid-December 2007, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved emergency relief funding in the amount of $2.7 million to construct a pier wall with tieback system (protective feature) and repair the damaged roadway (Phase 1). ...more