SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Construction on the Tower Bridge starts Monday, May 28 and will last until mid-July. The Tower Bridge will completely close for a number of days during the construction project.

Caltrans will inspect and replace parts of the lifting mechanism of the Tower Bridge- which connects Old Sacramento to West Sacramento.

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One lane will close in each direction during the day (9 am-4 pm):

  • May 28-July 17
  • July 20-July 22
  • July 24-July 27

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The Tower Bridge will completely close during the day (9 am-4 pm):

  • July 18-July 19
  • July 23

The Tower Bridge will completely close at night:

  • June 11-June 15 (11:30 pm-6 am)
  • June 30-July 1 (11:30 pm-6:30 am)

During full closures drivers will be detoured to US 50. Pedestrians will be detoured to the I Street Bridge.

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The Tower Bridge opened in 1935. It is 737 feet long.