Expect BART Delays, Highway 24

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(Courtesy of BART)

    BART riders beware: Expect delays, closures and service changes as the system undergoes repairs and upgrades to tracks between Orinda and Walnut Creek on most weekends through

October.
    Closure weekends are: Aug. 31- Sept. 2 (Labor Day weekend), Sept. 14-15, Sept. 28-29, Oct. 12-13, and Oct. 26-27.
    Riders should expect delays of 40 minutes or more on closure weekends. County Connection and AC Transit will provide free shuttle bus services. There will be direct service between Orinda and Walnut Creek as well as service between Orinda, Lafayette, and Walnut Creek stations.
    Single-tracking on some Saturdays will mean delays of up to 30 minutes. Single-tracking is scheduled for Sept. 7, Sept. 21, and Oct. 19.
    On select weekends including single-tracking Saturdays, the two eastbound lanes on the far-left side of Highway 24 near the Lafayette Station and Oak Hill Road will be closed off to allow equipment and material to be placed near and in the tracks.
    Lane closures for single-tracking Saturdays will only happen 11 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday and 11 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday.  All lane closures will happen near the Lafayette Station at Oak Hill Road.
    Nighttime work also is planned for after service closes on weeknights through at least the end of October.
    Use BART’s Trip Planner, call the BART Transit Information Center at 510-465-BART (2278), or get the BART app to plan a trip.

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