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Intermittent Full Highway Closure On State Route 140 From Briceburg to YNP in Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct intermittent full closures of eastbound and westbound State Route 140 for blasting to remove boulders near the roadway.

Work will occur as follows:
• Intermittent full-closure of eastbound and westbound Route 140 from Briceburg to Slate Gulch for blasting and boulder removal on Monday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

• Intermittent full-closure of eastbound and westbound Route 140 from Crane Creek Road to Yosemite National Park for blasting and boulder removal on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The intermittent full-closures can occur at anytime during the hours listed and will likely involve 20-minute delays. One-way traffic control will be in effect during the remainder of the working hours listed for debris removal.

Motorists are asked to please plan their daily trips with these intermittent full closures in mind.

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 Be Work Zone Alert.

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