Road Construction Crews Brave Brutal Heat to Finish Highway 242 Repaving in ConcordA section of Highway 242 in Concord is being shut down for repaving but, with temperatures reaching triple digits, the concerns are not just for the workers but for the roadway itself.
Caltrans Shuts Down Highway 242 For Weekend Repaving Project Highway 242, a popular shortcut between 680 and Highway 4 in the Concord area, will be shut down this weekend as Caltrans begins a repaving project.
Suspect Arrested In Brick-Throwing Incident On Highway 242 In Concord That Killed GrandmotherA 46-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly tossing bricks onto state Highway 242 in Concord on multiple occasions, including one incident in which a grandmother was killed by a brick while riding with her grandchildren last year.
Concord Woman May Lose Eye After Rock Thrown From Hwy. 4 Overpass Crashes Through Her WindshieldA Concord woman may lose her right eye after someone apparently threw a rock from an overpass that crashed through her windshield as she was driving to work last week.
UPDATE: Hit-And-Run Suspect Dies After Jumping Off Highway Overpass In ConcordA hit-and-run suspect died after jumping off a highway overpass in Concord following a chase involving sheriff's deputies Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.
Shooting Prompts Shutdown Of All SB Lanes Of Highway 242 In ConcordA freeway shootout in Concord left one man wounded and prompted the shutdown of all southbound lanes on Highway 242, Saturday afternoon.
Pickup Truck Driver Arrested After East Bay Police ChaseA vehicle pursuit through several East Bay cities ended peacefully in Alamo Thursday night when the suspect surrendered to authorities, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.