Beginning Saturday, August 17, BART will be making extensive repairs and upgrades to the track between the Orinda and Walnut Creek stations. The Lafayette BART station will be closed on the following dates: 8/17-18, 8/31-9/2 (Labor Day Weekend), 9/14-15, 9/28-29, 10/12-13 and 10/26-27. County Connection and AC Transit will provide free shuttle bus services for riders between stations. Riders should expect delays of 40 minutes or more on closure weekends.
On select weekends, BART will also close the two eastbound lanes on the far left side of Highway 24 near the Lafayette Station and Oak Hill Road between the hours of 11 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, and 11 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday.
During this construction project, BART will be replacing track and electrical equipment, installing new switches, improving station platforms, and making other repairs and improvements to provide more reliable, safer, quieter, smoother and faster service.
For more information regarding station and highway lane closures and single-tracking, please visit https://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2019/news20190725-1.