State Route 59 Capital Preventive Maintenance Project

Project Description

The proposed project is a Capital Preventive Maintenance (CAPM) to preserve and extend the pavement service life within the project limits. The project is located on State Route (SR) 59, in Merced County, in the City of Merced from 0.20 mile south of SR 59 and W Childs Ave intersection (PM 14.1) to the intersection of SR 59 and SR 99 (PM 14.763) continuing from the intersection of SR 59 and SR 99 on V St (PM 14.78) to 0.10 mile north of South Fork Black Rascal Creek near Santa Fe Drive intersection (PM 16.3). The scope of the work includes cold planning existing pavement, dig-outs to repair localized areas of severe failure, sealing cracks, repair, replace and upgrade AC dikes and curbs, adding shoulder backing, upgrading Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramps, replacement of existing drainage grates with bicycle proof grates where needed, and signal work at 3 intersections: (15th St (ED023), 16th St (ED003) and Santa Fe Drive/Olive Ave (ED004) intersections with SR 59.


Project Benefits


The purpose of this project is to restore the existing facility to a state of good serviceability, improve ride quality, and extend the service life of the existing pavement structure.


The need for this project is to repair distressed pavement for pavement preservation.


Funding Source

State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) – Pavement Rehabilitation


Project Cost/Programmed

 Programed Project Cost Capital $ Support $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $0 $1,478,000
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $0 $2,621,000
Right of Way $868,000 $1,288,000
Construction $11,602,000 $2,191,000


Projected Cost as of (June 21, 2022) Planned $ Expended $
Project Approval & Environmental Document $1,478,000 $0
Plans, Specifications, & Estimates $2,621,000 $0
Right of Way $1,288,000 $0
Construction $2,191,000 $0


Current Schedule

 Process Date
Project Study Report (M010) 6/28/2021
Project Approval & Environmental Document (M200) 1/3/2024
Right of Way Certification (M410) 12/17/2025
Ready to List (M460) 12/24/2025
Approved Construction Contract (M500) 7/31/2026
Project Completion (M600) 5/28/2027


Project Status

Project Study Report approved 6/28/2021.


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.