Posey Tube linking Oakland to Alameda closing for construction

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The Posey Tube connecting Oakland to Alameda is seen in this undated image.
The Posey Tube connecting Alameda to Oakland is seen in this undated image.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) -- The Posey Tube - one of the main arteries to the island of Alameda will be shut down for three nights beginning Monday night.

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The closure will allow Caltrans crews to perform maintenance and clean the tunnel, which connects Alameda to Oakland.

The shutdown begins at 10 p.m. and ends at 5 a.m. Detours will be in place, and drivers should expect delays.