Olive Orchard / Garner Intersection

Project Description

The County of Calaveras proposes to improve the intersection at State Route 26 at the intersection of Olive Orchard Road/Garner Place.  The project is located in a rural region of the County, approximately five miles southwest of the community of Valley Springs.  Olive Orchard Road forms the west leg and Garner Place forms the east leg.  From this intersection, Olive Orchard Road is the main entrance to the community of Olive Orchard Estates, and Garner Place is a main entrance to the community of Rancho Calaveras.  An Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) was completed on December 8, 2020.


Project Benefits

Purpose and Need

The project purpose is to improve safety and circulation in the project area.  The intersection was included in the Olive Orchard Estates – Traffic Impact Analysis, which was prepared in 2015 and showed the need for new turn lanes at the intersection of SR-26 and Olive Orchard Road/Garner Place.


Funding Source

County sponsored


Project Status

The County of Calaveras has not decided to progress toward developing a Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans.


Project Contact

Caltrans District 10 - Public Information Office
Phone: (209) 948-7977
Email: district10publicaffairs@dot.ca.gov


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.