State Route 99/26 Fremont Street Overcrossing Vertical Clearance Project

Project Description

This project proposes to increase State Route (SR) 26/99 Separation Bridge vertical clearance (Br No. 290142). 


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Purpose and Need

To increase the bridge vertical clearance to address the high load hits to this structure, thereby, improving public safety, reducing future costly repairs to the damaged girders, and maximizing the efficiency of this heavily traveled transportation corridor.


Funding Source

This project is funded by the State Operation Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) in the fiscal year 2018/2019.

Project Cost/Programmed

Programed Project Cost Capital $ Support $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $0 $698,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $0 $1,827,000
Right of Way $7,000 $13,000
Construction $18,611,000 $3,221,000


Projected Cost as of (June 23, 2022) Planned $ Expended $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $698,000 $649,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $1,827,000 $1,556,000
Right of Way $20,000 $0
Construction $21,832,000 $2,322,000


Current Schedule

Project Study Report (M010) Summer 2016  (A)
Project Approval & Environmental Document (M200) Summer 2019  (A)
Right of Way Certification (M410) Summer 2020  (A)
Ready to List (M460) Summer 2021  (A)
Approved Construction Contract (M500) Winter 2021  (A)
Project Completion (M600) Winter 2024  (A)

*Milestone Achieved (A)


Project Status

This project is currently in construction.


Project Contact

Caltrans District 10 - Public Information Office
Phone: (209) 948-7977


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.