Merced County - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will work on the bridge on southbound State Route 99 (SR-99) from 16th Street to the SR-140/59 junction. Work will occur as follows:
• The southbound on-ramp from 16th Street to SR-99 will close beginning Saturday, March 19, 2011, through Friday, March 25, 2011, from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and
• Southbound SR-99 from 16th Street to the junction of SR-140/59 will close beginning Saturday, March 19, 2011, through Friday, March 25, 2011, from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.
Motorists can expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.
This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change based on weather conditions.
The construction is part of the $34M West Merced Bridge Replacement project. The contractor for the project is RGW, Inc., based in Livermore, California.
For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Slow For the Cone Zone.