Caltrans Conducting Slope Repair Project Along State Route 140 in Mariposa County To Begin August 22 and Conclude in November of 2022
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 install rock slope protection to prevent further erosion of the roadway. Other work includes upgrading guardrails to current standards.
The project will take place along the eastbound side of Route 140 about 2 miles west of Bull Creek Road and 2 miles south of Briceburg.
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Construction is expected to begin on August 22, and conclude in November 2022. Crews are expected to work from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday. Work may occur off the roadway on weekends.
One-way traffic control via traffic signal lights will be employed during construction, beginning tentatively on August 26
Motorists should expect delays of 10 minutes or longer at times and use alternate routes whenever possible.
The estimated $4.5 million project will be conducted by Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA. 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. For the latest road conditions, visit quickmap.dot.ca.gov.