State Route 49 Corridor

Project Description

Washington-Stockton Corridor-Downtown Transit & Accessibility Improvement Project. In the city of Sonora - construct pedestrian, bicycle, ADA, landscape and transit improvements, along with associated amenities (inclusive of bulb-outs, lighting, gateway signage, bike racks, security cameras) on Washington and Stockton roads to Sonora Creek.


Project Benefits


Description of work within Caltrans RW includes adding bulb outs, widening existing sidewalks, providing bus stops along eastbound and westbound Stockton Street (SR-49), enhanced pedestrian crossings, ADA-compliant curb ramps, drainage system modifications, hardscaping, signing and striping, and signal modifications. Work also includes the installation of a pedestrian refuge island at Green Street.


The intersection of Stockton Street (SR-49) and Green Street does not have marked crosswalks or ADA-compliant curb ramps. The intersection of Stockton Street (SR-49) and Washington Street (SR-49) is signal controlled with marked crosswalks, but no ADA-compliant curb ramps. The existing segment of Stockton Street (SR-49) within the project area has two westbound lanes and two eastbound lanes that become dedicated left-tum and right-tum lanes. There is existing on-street parking on both north and south sides of the street with several driveways to commercial properties.


Funding Source

Construction Oversight


Project Cost/Programmed

 Programed Project Cost Capital $ Support $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $0 $140,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $0 $250,000
Right of Way $0 $0
Construction $336,000 $230,000


Projected Cost as of (July 14, 2022) Planned $ Expended $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $140,000 $140,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $250,000 $226,000
Right of Way $0 $0
Construction $230,000 $0


Current Schedule

 Process Date
Project Study Report (M010) Winter 2018
Project Approval & Environmental Document (M200) Winter 2020
Right of Way Certification (M410) Spring 2021
Ready to List (M460) Spring 2021
Approved Construction Contract (M500) Autumn 2022
Project Completion (M600) Summer 2023


Project Status

The City of Sonora is in the process of awarding the project.


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.