Freeway 50 to shut in a single day after lethal crash with bridge in West Sacramento

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

The repairs are scheduled on the Sycamore Path Pedestrian Overpass, which is presently underneath building, after an in a single day single-vehicle accident. 

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

A spokesperson for the Metropolis of West Sacramento advised CBS13, presently, the hearth division reviewed the help beams to make sure there was no imminent risk they could collapse on drivers. It was decided protected to reopen the freeway, however {that a} nearer inspection could be required later within the day.

Hosley mentioned the work in a single day will embrace checks, inspecting the bridge, and from there, it is going to be decided in the event that they must do any repairs. 

Visitors will likely be rerouted onto Interstate 5 and Interstate 80 and West Sacramento floor streets throughout this time.

  • Westbound 50 will likely be closed between I-5 and Harbor Blvd. from 11 p.m. tonight, 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 officers aiding all through this emergency closure. 

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