Tri-Link May Relieve Congestion on I-580 and Vasco Road

The city of Livermore is holding an open house Tuesday night to discuss the potential new State Route 239.

Image courtesy City of Livermore
Image courtesy City of Livermore
Traffic is a major source of frustration in the Tri-Valley and I-580 is one of the worst offenders.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 pm in Livermore City Council Chambers (3575 Pacific Ave.) the city of Livermore invites residents to come out and hear about a potential new transportation corridor that may ease traffic along I-580 and Vasco Road.

According to the TriLink website, the study on State Route 239 or "TriLink" aims at looking at the possibility of creating a transportation link between Brentwood to the I-580/205 corridor near Tracy with improvements such as 
  • an airport connector between Vasco Road and the Byron Highway;
  • a south link along the Byron Highway from the airport south to I-205 near Tracy;
  • a north link from SR-4 south of Brentwood to the Byron Highway north of the airport;
  • an I-580 link south from SR-4;
  • a transit link connection to existing or planned facilities; and
  • new bicycle facilities within the corridor.
The study was paid for with federal dollars allocated under the 2005 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act, known as SAFETEA-LU. 

The estimated capital cost of the TriLink improvements are in excess of $750 million, according to TriLink (State Route 239) Feasibility Draft Study Report released in September. 

Construction of the project, if approved, would take place over the next 30 years. 

For more information on TriLink, visit www.trilink239.org
Terry November 13, 2013 at 12:35 PM
What airport?


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