-- Oakland International Airport Users Should Use 98th Avenue Exit Instead--
Oakland, Calif. -- East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has scheduled work on Hegenberger Road during daytime hours to excavate and install a new water main in support of the BART extension to Oakland International Airport (OAK). Work is scheduled through August 2005. Travelers are encouraged to use the 98th Avenue exit during the construction period.
From 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until August 31, 2005, inbound and outbound Hegenberger Road may be reduced to one open traffic lane. The closed section of roadway will be clearly marked and traffic enforcement will be maintained at all times.
OAK has over 200 flights a day on 13 domestic and international carriers to 42 nonstop destinations, including Atlanta, Boston, the Hawaiian Islands, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Mexico beach cities, and seasonal service to the Azores (Portugal), Costa Rica and Sun Valley, Idaho. OAK served 14.1 million passengers and handled 672,000 metric tons of cargo in 2004. The airport is a revenue division of the Port of Oakland, an independent department of the city of Oakland. Visit oaklandairport.com for more information.