Traffic Alerts – Madera

Work Zone Safety Tips

The California Department of Transportation wants you to return home safely to your family. The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones. Motorists can make trips a little safer by remembering the following work zone safety tips.

  • Do not speed in work zones; obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers; drive with caution.
  • Don’t change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts, and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be Patient!

The City of Madera, Parks & Community Services Department will be closing West Industrial Avenue adjacent to Lions Town and Country Park from Granada Drive to Schnoor Avenue. The area will be closed to through traffic and surrounding streets will be subject to traffic control. “Slow for the cone.” Access to businesses and residents will be maintained.
When: From April 10, 2020 to April 13, 2020 Daily.
Duration: 3 Days (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Parks & Community Services Department: (559) 661-5495
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220
Parks & Community Services Department • 701 E 5th St, Madera, CA 93638 • P. 559.661.5495 • madera.gov/alerts.

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION
Clean Cut Landscape will begin removal and replacement of pavement striping along Sunset Avenue from Pine Street to Willis Avenue. The project area will be closed to through traffic and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. Detours will be available. Access to businesses and residents will always be maintained.
When: Beginning Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily.
Duration: 2 Days (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220
Engineering Department • 205 W 4th St, Madera, CA 93637 • P. 559.661.5418 • F.559.675.6605 • madera.gov/alerts.

STATE ROUTE 145 ADA CURB RAMP CONSTRUCTION

SCHEDULED TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK IN THE CITY OF MADERA

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with American Paving Company, announces the scheduled construction of ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) curb ramps on State Route 145, between Gateway Drive and Tozer Street, next week in the City of Madera.

The following will occur:

  • Construction is tentatively set to begin on Monday, Mach 30th and last 100 construction days.
    • Anticipated completion date is Wednesday, August 19th.
    • Motorists can expect single lane or shoulder closures on State Route 145 and connector streets between Gateway Drive and Tozer Street.
    • Anticipated traffic delays could last between 5 and 10 minutes during daytime lane closures

Closures may continue for longer periods of time if necessary, due to delays caused by weather or uncontrollable events that may occur.

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION
Where: Seal Rite Paving will begin construction of sidewalk, ramps, and drive approaches along East South Street, Austin Street, Lake Street, Lincoln Avenue. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. “Slow for the cone.” Access to businesses and residents will always be maintained.
When: Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily.
Duration: 8 Weeks (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220
Engineering Department • 205 W 4th St, Madera, CA 93637 • P. 559.661.5418 • F.559.675.6605 • madera.gov/alerts.

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION
Where: David J. Boyle Electric Shop, LLC. will begin construction of raised concrete median islands on all approaches at the intersection of Caitlan Drive and Isla Vista Court roundabout. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. “Slow for the cone.” Access to businesses and residents will always be maintained.
When: Beginning Wednesday, April 6, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily.
Duration: 25 days (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220
Engineering Department • 205 W 4th St, Madera, CA 93637 • P. 559.661.5418 • F.559.675.6605 • madera.gov/alerts.

Caltrans reminds you to drive with extra care and allow additional time while travelling near construction zones. Please be alert for construction personnel and remember to “Slow for the Cone Zone.”