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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Sawyer Camp Trail 2-Day Closure: August 6 and 7

Sawyer Camp Trail will be closed for two days on Monday, August 6th and Tuesday, August 7th for construction to seismically reinforce the regional water pipeline that runs near the trail. San Andreas Trail, the 3-mile trail immediately north of Sawyer Camp Trail, will remain open.

Monday, August 6th through Friday, August 10th, Crystal Springs Road between Skyline Blvd. and Polhemus Road will close for 5 days for construction work. The road closure will be in effect 24 hours a day to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.  The road will reopen by Friday, August 11th.

Motorist Road Closure Info:
During the road closure, the only way to reach the southern trailhead of Sawyer Camp Trail by car will be via the Black Mountain Rd. exit (off Highway 280). Motorists not stopping at the trailhead are detoured around the road closure as follows:

Motorist Detour From Skyline Blvd:
Use 280 South to Bunker Hill
Exit Bunker Hill, continue East to Polhemus Road
Turn left on Polhemus Road
From Polhemus Road:
Go South on Polhemus Road
Turn right (West) on Bunker Hill
Take 280 North to Hayne/Black Mountain Exit

• Bicycle Detour Info:

From Skyline and Golf Course Road:
Take Hayne Road under 280
Turn Right on Black Mountain
Continue on Black Mountain
Turn Right on Hayne Road  
Turn Right on Ascot
Turn Right on Brentwood
Turn Right on El Cerrito
Right on Crystal Springs

From Polhemus Road:
Take Crystal Springs Road (North)
Turn Left on El Cerrito
Turn Left on Brentwood
Turn Left on Hayne Road, continue under 280

Please call us 24 hours a day at (866) 973-1476 with any questions about the construction work in the area.

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