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Re: Traffic Advisory STate Route 140

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avatar Traffic Advisory STate Route 140
May 12, 2008 12:57PM
Traffic Advisory

STate Route 140/Ferguson Rockslide Bypass in Mariposa County Mariposa County - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 140/Ferguson Rockslide Bypass (Incline Road) in Mariposa County to through traffic in one hour intervals. Accumulated traffic will be allowed to go through the closure at the top of the hour; i.e.: 12:00 a.m. (midnight), 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 3:00 a.m., and 4:00 a.m.

Work will begin Sunday, May 11, 2008, through Saturday, May 17, 2008, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Emergency service vehicles will be provided access. These closures are necessary to allow crews to construct the new interim bridges in this location. Motorists can expect one hour delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change based on weather conditions.

The contractor for this $8 million project is Teichert Construction, of Stockton, CA. This project will install two interim bridges to allow 45 foot vehicles to utilize the temporary bypass while the Permanent Restoration Project is developed for State Route 140. Caltrans decided to install the new interim bridges to bypass after it was determined that the Permanent Project would not go into construction as anticipated this summer.

For the safety of workers and other motorist, please Slow For the Cone Zone. http://www.dot.ca.gov

avatar Re: Traffic Advisory STate Route 140
May 14, 2008 12:22PM
CalTrans meetings: The California Department of Transportation wil hold two public information meetings/open houses in May to explain how it proposes to permanently restore the section fo State Route 140 that was damaged by the Ferguson Slide.

May 21, 2008 4-7pm - Mariposa County Government Center, The Board of Supervisors Chambers, 5100 Bullion Street, Mariposa

May 22, 2008 4-7pm - El Portal Community Center "Adjacent to the El Portal Post Office", El Portal

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