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!

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CITY OF MADERA

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Notice of Road Closure

Beginning Monday, December 20, 2021, (Duration approximately 6 weeks) Eastbound Pecan Ave will be closed at Stadium Road due to construction in that area. There will be alternate detour routes available to the north and south of the closure. “Slow for the cone zone”. Access to businesses and residences will always be maintained.

Beginning Monday, January 10, 2022 7AM-5PM, Dawson-Mauldin Construction will be performing additional work along HWY 145 from Pecan to Gary Ln. This project will last as long as 19 days. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. “Slow for the cone zone.” Access to businesses and residences will always be maintained.

Beginning Monday, January 10, 2022 Duration: 17 days(approximately) Dawson-Mauldin Construction will be installing a new sewer and storm drain on Pecan Ave between HWY 145 and Conrad Street. A Road Closure will take place on Pecan Ave between HWY 145 and Conrad Street. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. “Slow for the cone zone.” Access to businesses and residences will always be maintained.

Beginning Monday, January 10, 2022 (duration 12 days), Dawson-Mauldin Construction will be installing a new sewer and storm drain on Pecan Ave between HWY 145 and Conrad Street. A Road Closure will take place on Pecan Ave between HWY 145 and Conrad Street. This project will last as long as 12 days. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to construction area traffic control. “Slow for the cone zone.” Access to businesses and residences will always be maintained.

General Information Contact: City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418 After Hours Contact: City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4200