Byron Highway/Camino Diablo Intersection Project

Project Information

Byron Highway and Camino Diablo are heavily used truck routes and provide a vital transportation link between Contra Costa and Alameda Counties.  This intersection has been number one on the Transportation Engineering Signal Priority List since 2001.

Project No.: 0662-6R4094

Project Description

The Byron Highway / Camino Diablo Intersection Improvement Project will install a new traffic signal with a combination of video detection and pavement sensors, along with left-turn lanes on three of the four legs of the intersection. Union Pacific Railroad will also improve the railroad crossing at Camino Diablo by installing new railroad panels and railroad crossing gates.  The project will also provide pedestrian facilities along Camino Diablo to Main Street.

Supervisory District:
#3
Thomas Brothers Map reference:
D3
Funding Sources:
Road funds, East County AOB funds, and $900,000 in Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Federal grant funds
Funding Amount:  $3,900,000

Construction Date:
The project is currently in the preliminary design and environmental phase and is expected to go to construction in summer of 2016.

Community Meetings

February 17, 2011 - Presented history of Contra Costa County Public Works Department’s efforts regarding intersection

April 19, 2012 - Presented Byron MAC with grant opportunity for intersection improvements

February 21, 2013 - Updated Byron MAC with news of $900,000 in federal funds granted to Contra Costa County Public Works Department for Byron Highway / Camino Diablo Intersection Improvement Project



Project Links

Byron Highway/Camino Diablo Intersection Improvements - Preliminary Project Layout