Merced 99 Pavement Rehabilitation

Project Facts

Project Description

The project is a resurfacing and restoration (2R) roadway rehabilitation project located on State Route 99 in Merced County in the City of Merced from 0.5 mile south of Childs Avenue to 0.8 mile south of the Franklin Road Overcrossing (PM R12.7/17.8). The project proposes to rehabilitate the existing roadway, The project also includes repairing, replacing, or upgrading AC dikes and curbs, adding shoulder backing, upgrading and replacing metal beam guard rails and upgrading terminal sections, replacing existing drainage grates with bicycle proof grates (where needed), and placing approach/departure slabs.


Purpose and Need

The purpose is to rehabilitate this portion of State Route 99 to a state of good repair so the roadway requires minimal maintenance, improves ride quality, and extends pavement service life. The existing pavement has deteriorated, resulting in rough ride for motorists and high maintenance costs.


Funding Source

The project is funded with the SHOPP Roadway Preservation Program. It has been determined that this project is eligible for Federal-aid funding.

Project Cost/Programmed

Capital $$ Support $$
Project Approval & Environmental Document $1,600,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $3,700,000
Right of Way $47,696 $122,000
Construction $52,895,000 $10,400,000

Current Schedule

Approve Construction Contract (M500) Winter 2020
Project Completion (M600) Winter 2023


Project Status

Currently the project is in construction


Contact Information

Caltrans District 10 - Public Information Office

Phone: (209) 948-7977


Address:  P.O. Box 2048, Stockton, CA 95201-2048

Title VI Information

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) assures that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance, as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and Federal Executive Order 12898 (Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations).

Caltrans will make every effort to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its programs and activities, whether they are federally funded or not, and that services and benefits are fairly distributed to all people, regardless of race, color, or national origin. In addition, Caltrans will facilitate meaningful participation in the transportation planning process in a nondiscriminatory manner.