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

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

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Avison Construction Inc. has begun construction of American with Disability Act (ADA) ramp improvements and asphalt seals and overlay along on Pine Street, Almond Avenue as well as Central Avenue. The project will be completed in 2 phases. Phase 1 will consist of the installation of ADA ramps with shoulder closures lasting as long as 3 weeks. Phase 2 will consist of seals and overlay lasting as long as 5 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.

When: Beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 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

PG&E has begun work to dig bell-holes and to trench to replace gas main/services on E 4th St, Flume St, High St, E 5th St, E Yosemite, Vineyard Ave, and E 6th St. 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.

When: September 4, 2021- January 4, 2022

Duration: 13 weeks(Approximately)

General Information Contact: City of Madera Engineering Department: (559)661-5418

After Hours Contact:
City of Madera Police Department: (559)675-4200