Detour in place at SB I-880 Exit 39B 23rd Avenue in Oakland

Kennedy & Dennison Intersection DetourOAKLAND – The intersection of Kennedy and Dennison Streets in Oakland is closed while East Bay Municipal Utility District contractors perform an urgent repair on a damaged sewer interceptor. When exiting the offramp at southbound I-880 Exit 39B, traffic will be directed westbound onto Dennison Street toward Embarcadero, detour signs will be in place. There will be impacts to traffic flow in the area, plan your commute accordingly. All businesses in the area will remain open during construction.

Repair work began Monday, August 15, 2022 and will continue through November 2022. The intersection of Kennedy and Dennison Streets will remain closed 24/7 for the duration of the repair. As a result, the southbound freeway offramp will also be closed, but the westbound offramp will remain open.

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Andrea Pook
Senior Public Information Representative