RIO VISTA (CBS13) – Problems with Rio Vista Bridge continue to be a headache for both drivers and ship crews.
Last week, a part of the bridge that automatically raises and lowers the deck broke, leaving the bridge in the raised position. It’s now in the lowered position, but being raised manually to allow ships to pass underneath.READ MORE: Ring Videos Show Creepy Encounters By Man At Home of Sacramento Mother And Her Children
It’ll be closed Thursday, Saturday and Monday nights starting at 7 p.m. for repairs, and it will be manually raised for large ships to pass underneath on the following dates and times.READ MORE: 'I Thank God': More California Churches To Offer Vaccines In Effort To Reach Underserved Communities
– 7 pm Thursday, Aug 23 to 6 am to Friday, Aug 24
– 7 pm Saturday, Aug 25 to 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug 26
– 9 pm Monday, Aug 27 to 7 am Tuesday, Aug 28
Caltrans estimates the bridge to be fully repaired in about a month.MORE NEWS: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
The Rio Vista Bridge connects Solano and Sacramento counties on Highway 12 over the Sacramento River. The detour can take as long as two hours.