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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Traffic Advisory: State Route 140 to State Route 33 in Merced County

Paving Project on Highway 140

Today’s Date: May 19, 2017

District: 10 - Stockton

Contact: Warren Alford

Phone: (209) 948-3849

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 State Route 140 from the city of Merced to State route 33 in Merced County

 

Merced County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 140 (SR-140) from SR-33 in Gustine to SR-99 in Merced beginning Sunday, May 22, 2017, through Friday, May 26, 2017, from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. for grinding, curb, and sidewalk work.

Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.

Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.

 

The work at this location is part of an improvement project on SR-140 that will repave the existing roadway, shoulders and on and off-ramps, from SR-99 in the city of Merced to SR-33 in the city of Gustine.

This 33 mile-long project will extend the service life of the existing pavement and improve efficiency and safety for motorists traveling in Merced County. Construction activities will start near the city of Merced and move towards the city of Gustine as the project progresses. Work is expected to be completed December 2017.

 

This $12.3 million project has been awarded to Teichert Construction.

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For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Slow For the Cone Zone.

 

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 www.dot.ca.gov

 

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