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Posted on: April 26, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Balfour Road Traffic Detour

Contra Costa County Public Works to Implement
Traffic Detour on Balfour Road in Brentwood 

April 26, 2018, Brentwood, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works, along with Graniterock Company, will implement a traffic detour on Balfour Road for the construction of the Balfour Road Shoulder Widening Project.  The detour will be in effect from Sellers Avenue to Byron Highway.  Eastbound traffic will be detoured via local streets while Westbound traffic will remain on Balfour Road. The detour will be in effect from Thursday May 3rd through mid-July, barring any unforeseen circumstances.  Drivers can expect traffic delays due to construction.

This is the second phase of the project and, once completed, will provide three miles of widened shoulder and travel lanes along Balfour Road from Bixler Road to Sellers Avenue in the Brentwood area.

Funding for this project is provided by the Discovery Bay West Mitigation Fund.  More information for this project can be found at

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:
Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County.   CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.  
To learn more about CCCPWD, please visit

CONTACT: Construction status, Eric Lilly, 925.325.3868; project status, Adelina Huerta, 925.313.2305 or Steve Padilla, 925.723.2382


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