State Route 165 Geer Avenue Intersection Control Project

Project Description

It is proposed to improve safety and intersection control at State Route (SR) 165 and Geer Avenue in Hilmar. The District Traffic Safety Branch has determined there is a pattern of broadside collisions caused by drivers failing to yield at the existing intersection.


Project Benefits


The purpose of this project is to improve safety and operations on SR 165 and reduce the severity and number of broadside collisions at the intersection. 


The need for this project is to address a pattern of broadside collisions at the intersection caused by the failure of motorists to yield to traffic


Funding Source

This project is amended into the 2020 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) under the Safety Improvements Program for delivery in 23/24 FY.


Project Cost/Programmed

 Programed Project Cost Capital $ Support $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $0 $1,800,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $0 $1,910,000
Right of Way $2,787,000 $790,000
Construction $5,256,000 $2,080,000


Projected Cost as of (June 28, 2022) Planned $ Expended $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $1,800,000 $553,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $1,910,000 $0
Right of Way $790,000 $0
Construction $2,080,000 $0


Current Schedule

 Process Date
Project Study Report (M010) Fall 2020
Project Approval & Environmental Document (M200) Winter 2023
Right of Way Certification (M410) Summer 2024
Ready to List (M460) Summer 2024
Approved Construction Contract (M500) Winter 2025
Project Completion (M600) Winter 2025


Project Status

Project currently in the Project Approval & Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase and the Draft Project Report and Environmental Document are being developed.


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.