RIO VISTA (CBS13) — Daytime road closures are expected on Friday as crews move equipment onto the towers of the bridge.
The Rio Vista Bridge will be intermittently closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday. It’s the first daytime closure since the bridge was first stuck in the up position on Aug. 9.READ MORE: Ring Videos Show Creepy Encounters By Man At Home of Sacramento Mother And Her Children
Crews will be lifting equipment on the towers of the bridge on Friday in work that needs to be done during the day.READ MORE: 'I Thank God': More California Churches To Offer Vaccines In Effort To Reach Underserved Communities
More closures are planned on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Another closure of both directions of Highway 12 between Highway 160 and Interstate 5 is planned from 10 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. on Monday. for the Bouldin Island Rehabilitation Project.
Work has been ongoing over the past month since the bridge first malfunctioned. The Rio Vista Bridge features a section that raises between two towers to allow ships to pass underneath. That section was raised on Aug. 9, but wasn’t able to come back down until crews lowered it manually in the early morning hours of Aug. 10.MORE NEWS: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
Since then, crews have had to manually raise and lower the bridge, alternating between letting ships and vehicles pass.