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State Route 49 Repaving Project

CALTRANS Launches State Route 49 Repaving Project in Mariposa County With More Than 34 Lane Miles To Be Improved

MARIPOSA — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will improve driving conditions by repairing and repaving State Route 49 from the Mariposa/Madera county line to the Route 49/Route 140 south junction in Mariposa.

The $20.75 million project – awarded to Teichert Construction of Roseville, CA – is scheduled to begin in May and continue until winter 2021.

Once completed, 34.6 lane miles of roadway will be rehabilitated and freshly repaved.

The project also includes restriping the roadway, installing rumble strips, and repairing guard rails.

Crews will start at the Mariposa/Madera county line and continue north.

Work is expected to occur during day and night hours. One-way traffic control and shoulder closures will be conducted, Motorists should expect 10-minute delays.

Related Story: Mariposa Pedestrian Safety Project

State Route 49 supports local commuter traffic on weekdays and high volumes of recreational/tourism traffic on weekends.

For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert.

More information on projects can be found at http://www.dot.ca.gov/d10/projects.html and on Twitter via @CaltransDist10.

One comment

  1. I hope they remove those useless, expensive, 10 foot spaced centerline reflectors. California passed a law last year discontinuing them but old habits die hard and they forget. Rumble strips are much more effective, and less hazardous.

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