Caltrans will close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge over two weekends May 8-11 and May 15-18 for resurfacing and to replace expansion joints, the agency announced Tuesday.
A third weekend closure is possible for May 22-25 but may not be needed. The full closures will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and continue until 5 a.m. Monday. Westbound lane closures will be as early as 7 p.m. and eastbound lane closures will be as early as 8 p.m., according to Caltrans.
Some minor electrical work will be performed during the closure including the replacement of the electrical cable system and transformers, according to Caltrans.
The on-ramp from Edgewater Boulevard and Metro Center Boulevard will be closed. On the Hayward side, the on-ramp from Industrial Boulevard and Clawiter Road will be closed. All offramps will remain open. Commuters are asked to use alternate routes such as the Dumbarton Bridge, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge or the southern route along Highway 237, according to Caltrans.
For more information go to dot.ca.gov/dist4/sanmateobridge/.