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!

City of Madera

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

General Information Contact: City of Madera Engineering Department: (559)661-5418 After Hours Contact: City of Madera Police Department: (559)675-4220 Where: Avison Construction Inc. will begin construction for grind and overlay along Tozer street (Road 28) from Clinton Street to Avenue 13 ½. The project will be completed in 3 phases with each phase lasting as long as 3 days as shown on the maps below. Phases 1 and 2 will consist of closing northbound traffic with detoursin place. Phase 3 will consist of closing 1 lane at a time with flaggers in place. The project is expected to be completed within 3 weeks. 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. See the map below for details.

When: Beginning Monday, December 14, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily. Duration: 3 Weeks (approximately)

General Information Contact: City of Madera Engineering Department: (559)661-5418 After Hours Contact: City of Madera Police Department: (559)675-4220. For more information and maps of area affected – Click Here

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

Mid Cal Pipeline, Inc. will begin construction on the City’s Olive Avenue Utility Undergrounding project on Olive Avenue from Gateway Drive to Knox Street. The project area and surrounding streets will be subject to traffic control and detours will be available. “Slow for the cone.” Access to businesses and residents will be maintained. See map below for details.
When: Beginning Monday, August 31, 2020
Duration: Through January 8, 2021 (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

Where: Bush Engineering Inc. will begin construction for the installation of traffic signal at the intersection of Howard Road and Granada Drive. The first phase of the work will require closure for Westbound traffic at intersection of Howard Road and Granada Drive with detour in place for up to 30 days as shown on the map below, with intermediate closure thereafter. 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. See map below for details.
When: Beginning Monday, October 5, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily.
Duration: 180 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 • 428 E. Yosemite Avenue, Madera, CA 93638 • P. 559.661.5418 • F.559.675.6605 • madera.gov/alerts.

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

Where: Avison Construction Inc. will begin construction for the installation of traffic signal at the intersection of Howard Road and West berry Boulevard. 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. See map below for details.
When: Beginning Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 7 am to 5 pm Daily.
Duration: 180 Days (approximately)
General Information Contact:
City of Madera Engineering Department: (559) 661-5418
After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559) 675-4220

MADERA 99 WIDENING PROJECT WORK

    SCHEDULED THIS WEEK

December 13 –  December 18

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in cooperation with Security Paving Company announces construction on State Route 99 between Avenue 12 and Avenue 17 for the Madera 99 Widening Project.

The southbound State Route 99 Almond Avenue on-ramp to remain closed.

The long-term closure of southbound State Route 99 Avenue 17 off-ramp.

The long-term closure of the westbound Avenue 17 on-ramp to southbound State Route 99.

The long-term closure of the eastbound Avenue 17 on-ramp to southbound State Route 99.

The long-term closure of the southbound Avenue 16 on-ramp to State Route 99.

Between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m., starting on Sunday night and ending on Friday morning.

ADDITTIONAL RAMP CLOSURES ANNOUNCED FOR MADERA 99 WIDENING PROJECT STARTING WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with Security Paving, announces the additional long-term ramp closures scheduled in Madera County.

The following will occur:

  • The southbound on-ramp from eastbound Avenue 17 will be closed starting the morning of Wednesday, December 9th. A detour for Avenue 17 drivers will be provided by heading north to Avenue 18 ½ and then using that southbound on-ramp.
    • The southbound on-ramp from Avenue 16 will be closed starting the morning of Wednesday, December 9th.
    • These long-term closures are expected to last until mid-February.

DETOURS PROVIDED FOR ADDITIONAL LONG-TERM RAMP

CLOSURES ALONG THE MADERA 99 WIDENING PROJECT.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with Security Paving, recently announced the long-term ramp closures of the southbound 99 on-ramps at Avenues 16 and 17 in Madera County.

Suggested Detours:

The southbound 99 on-ramp from eastbound Avenue 17 is now closed.

Avenue 17 traffic should utilize northbound 99 to Avenue 18 ½ to access southbound 99.

The southbound 99 on-ramp from Avenue 16 is now closed.

Avenue 16 traffic should utilize the Cleveland Avenue on-ramp to access southbound 99.

These long-term closures are expected to last until mid-February.

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

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.”