Grand Island Vineyards Travel Update
Paintersville Bridge @ State Route 160 - CLOSED THROUGH 10/1/2020

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is closing the Paintersville Bridge on State Route 160 for the Paintersville and Mokelumne Seismic Retrofit Project that will strengthen the bridge columns and upgrade the Paintersville Bridge on SR-160 and the Mokelumne River Bridge on Interstate 5 at the San Joaquin/ Sacramento County line.

** Paintervilles Bridge will be Closed from August 3 - October 1, 2020 **
Suggested Alternate Routes:

  • Traveling Southbound from Sacramento or Elk Grove to GIV:
  • When traveling on SR-160 cross the (green) Bridge at Freeport.
  • Turn left on South River Road 
  • South River Road transitions to SR-160
  • Continue on SR-160 to GIV 🍷

  • Traveling from Northbound from Lodi or Stockton:
  • Take the Walnut Grove/Thornton exit west to Walnut Grove
  • Veer right to River Road.
  • Turn left at Walnut Grove (green) Bridge 
  • Turn right to SR-160
  • Continue on SR-160 to GIV 🍷

Caltrans also suggests using Interstate 5 or the Steamboat Slough Bridges.

California legal trucks having a kingpin-to-rear-axle of more than 30 feet are not recommended on SR-160.

Paintersville Bridge is one of the Delta Bridges that expands over the Sacramento River. It was originally constructed in the early 1920s then reconstructed/ refurbished in the early 1950s. The upgrades will help the bridges be more resistant to seismic activity. Motorists plan accordingly, expect delays and use alternate routes.