Today’s Date: April 14, 2017
District: 10 - Stockton
Contact: Warren Alford
Phone: (209) 948-3849
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE
State route 59 At Black Rascal Creek in the City of Merced
Merced – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 59 (SR-59) at Black Rascal Creek for paving operations.
The highway will close beginning Monday, April 17, 2017, through Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Motorist should expect 15 minute delays. Seek alternate route.
Also, Caltrans will also perform various road construction activities on SR-59. Work will occur as follows:
- One-way traffic control will be in effect from Bear Creek to Cooper Street on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for paving operations.
- One-way traffic control will be in effect at the South Ingalsbe Slough Bridge beginning Monday, April 17, 2017, through Friday, April 21, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for highway construction.
Motorists should expect 10 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.
This 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.
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Slow For the Cone Zone.