Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled for State Route 59 Intersection Control in Merced County


District: 10 - Stockton


Phone: (209) 948-7176


STOCKTON — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will hold a public information meeting in the form of a Virtual Public Meeting regarding the State Route 59 Intersection Control Project in Merced County.

The Virtual Public Meeting will be held online from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Caltrans proposes to improve safety at the intersection of State Route 59 and Gerard Avenue in Merced County near the City of Merced. Two build alternatives and a no-build alternative are being considered. The proposed build alternatives feature the choice of a traffic signal or a single-lane roundabout.

The Virtual Public Meeting will include a presentation with an opportunity for attendees to speak with the project team and ask questions about the proposed alternatives.

To attend the virtual meeting and for more project information, visit the District 10 website at

Phone lines will be available for anyone without internet access: (209) 479-4083 (English), or (209) 986-1262 (Spanish).

Comments will be accepted via the Virtual Public Meeting website, and in written form by postal service mail or email.

Anyone who can’t attend the meeting can submit comments in writing to C. Scott Guidi, Senior Environmental Planner, District 10 Environmental Division, California Department of Transportation, 1976 East Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Stockton, California 95205, or by email to

Caltrans will consider all comments before continuing with the project’s environmental process and design.

For more information, contact Project Manager Saurabh Jayant at (209) 608-5777 or

For other State Highway matters in the area, contact Public Information Officer Skip Allum at (209) 948-7176 or

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, individuals who require accommodation (American Sign Language interpreter, documents in alternative formats, etc.) are asked to contact the Caltrans District 10 Public Information Office at (209) 948-7543 or

Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact the California Relay Service line at 1-800-735-2929, Voice Line at 1-800-735-2922, or contact the California Relay Service Teletype Voice Line by dialing 711.