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One-Way Traffic Control Next Week

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct the following one-way traffic control next week on State Route-140 (SR-140) for maintenance and construction operations. Work is scheduled as follows: STATE ROUTE 140 • One-way traffic control at Fourth Street for sign work on Monday, May 6, 2024. The work will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 ...

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Merced River Fest Coming to Mariposa County

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — In honor of the 35th anniversary of the designation of the Merced Wild and Scenic River, the Upper Merced River Watershed Council is organizing the Merced River Fest on April 15th. Board member Kristina Rylands shares that “This will be a day-long celebration where the community can come together to care for the Merced River, discover new stories ...

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Caltrans to Conduct Slope Repair Project With SB 1 Funds

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct a slope repair project on State Route 140 near the community of Briceburg (see map below) in Mariposa County. The $4.5 million project is fully funded by Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. “This important SB 1 project will allow crews to perform ...

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Caltrans to Conduct Slope Restoration Project Near Briceburg

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct a slope repair project on State Route 140 near the community of Briceburg in Mariposa County. The project is needed to restore the integrity of the slope beneath an existing 84-inch concrete pipe culvert. Crews will remove existing headwall, wingwall, and outfall apron that overhang the eroded side slope ...

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Hiking From Briceburg Down The Historic Merced River Trail

Wildflowers, miners, gold mines, an old railroad bed and a beautiful but deadly river all have roles in this week’s blog. Oh, and can’t forget about the geese!Where: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Merced River Recreation Management AreaDistance: 13.36 miles round trip but you can go shorter or longerDifficulty: EasyElevation Range: 1,001′ – 1,215′Elevation Total Ascent: 1,125′Date: March 7, 2022CALTOPO: ...

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Hiking up the Burma Road with Wildflowery Views

A great workout with beautiful flowers and a ton of history! This hike was right up my alley on a cooler day between raindrops. Where: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Merced River Recreation Management Area Distance: About 9 miles roundtrip to the gate but you can go shorter or longer Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous Elevation Range: 1,138′ – 2,835′ Date: ...

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