(365) Solano

Solano Area Office




3050 Travis Blvd.
Fairfield , CA 94534


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

​Solano Area is proud to serve our community providing safety, service, and security. As part of the CHP’s Golden Gate Division, traffic flowing through Solano County is some of the busiest seen north of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. Each day, nearly 200K vehicles pass through the junction of Interstates 80 and 680. These vehicles are a mix of large commercial trucks, visitors heading west to the coast or east to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and some of the county’s nearly half-million residents. I-505 is used by Bay Area traffic to connect with I-5, the primary route to Oregon and Washington State, while State Route 12 (SR-12) carries traffic to both the Sacramento River Delta and the Napa Valley and their countless recreational draws. State Route 37 is the link to many recreational destinations around U.S.-101, “The Redwood Highway.” We offer a number of programs aimed at keeping you safe on the road and highway. You can help us by always wearing your seatbelt and driving defensively. Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site.



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Captain Mike Lehman, Commander

Commander’s Message

Welcome to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Solano Area webpage.  The Solano Area provides public safety and law enforcement services throughout the Solano County region.  Our officers patrol all freeways, state routes, county roads, and state property within the county.  The Solano Area works closely with local and county law enforcement agencies to serve our community members. 

As the commander of the Solano Area, I am proud to serve alongside the talented and devoted members of this command.  When fully staffed, the CHP Solano Area is made up of 81 sworn uniformed personnel and seven professional staff.  The Area also has a vibrant Senior Volunteer Program and Explorer Program.  Each member of the command is committed to serving the public within their respective role.  Whether it’s responding to a crash, investigating a crime, assisting a disabled motorist, or providing in-view patrol on the roadways of our county, the uniformed members of the CHP Solano Area are committed to providing the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security to our community members.  Our professional staff also play a huge role in public safety by providing the administrative and technical support for our patrol and law enforcement mission. 

As a lifetime resident of Solano County, I have a personal/vested interest in ensuring CHP operations are running efficiently within the county.  I have worked for the California Highway Patrol for over 22 years, having served previous assignments in Solano, Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, and Alameda Counties.  I consider myself extremely fortunate to be a member of the CHP.  I am thankful of all past and present members of this Department whose dedication, courage, and integrity have upheld the trust and confidence placed upon them by the citizens of California.  

I value the diverse and unique contributions made by employees, residents, and business owners towards a common goal of making Solano County a safe place to live, work, and visit.

Captain Mike Lehman, Commander

CHP Solano Area

​Court Information

North Solano Superior Court
600 Union Avenue
Fairfield CA 94533

Vallejo/Benicia Superior Court
321 Tuolumne Street
Vallejo CA 94590

​Social Media


​Solano County Seal

​The first official seal of Solano County was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on April 20, 1965. The seal is rich in symbolism that reflects the history and values of Solano County.

The pillars from the Old State Capital building in Benicia are incorporated into the border of the design. Dominating the outline of the county is the figure of Chief Solano, for whom the county is named. Inside the county outline you can see the vast agriculture area surrounded by blue skies, mountains and waterways.

The U.S. Armed Forces are part of Solano County – both past and present. The large aircraft reflects the mission of Travis Air Force Base and the ships reflect the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

The golden rays indicate the benign climate Solano County residents enjoy, and the recreational boat showcases the outdoor amenities that abound in the county.

​Solano County - Facts and Figures

Location & Incorporation
Located approximately 45 miles northeast of San Francisco and 45 miles southwest of Sacramento, the County is bordered by Napa, Yolo, Sacramento and Contra Costa counties.

The county covers 909.4 square miles, including 84.2 square miles of water area and 675.4 square miles of rural land area

The County serves seven jurisdictions – Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville and Vallejo – in addition to the unincorporated areas.

The City of Fairfield is the County Seat. Two of the county's seven cities, Benicia and Vallejo, served as the State's Capital in the early 1850s.

Solano County is the easternmost county of the North Bay. As such, it is sometimes reported by news agencies as being in the East Bay. Additionally, a portion of the county extends into the Sacramento Valley, geographically.


Major highways
Interstate 80
Interstate 505
Interstate 680
Interstate 780
State Route 12
State Route 29
State Route 37
State Route 84
State Route 113

Rio Vista
Suisun City

Unincorporated Communities
Birds Landing
Green Valley
Maine Prairie


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