State Route 99 Rehabilitation from El Dorado Street to Clinton Avenue Project

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Project Description

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proposing a roadway rehabilitation project on State Route 99 from 0.2 mile south of the El Dorado Street Overcrossing to the Clinton Avenue Overcrossing (post miles 21.2 to 24.4) in Fresno County. The project is proposing to replace the existing pavement with Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement and build a 46-foot median. The proposed work would also include replacing the El Dorado Street (Number 42 0184), Belmont Avenue (Number 42 0186), and Olive Avenue (Number 42 0187) Overcrossings as well as the Kerman Branch (Number 42 0190) Underpass railroad structure, widening the Nielsen Avenue (Number 42 0188) and McKinley Avenue (Number 42 0181) Undercrossings, and removing the Teilman Avenue (Number 42 0189) Overcrossing. Additionally, the project would include building auxiliary lanes, retaining walls, and pumping plants.

 

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Project Benefits

Purpose

The purpose of this project is to restore the facility to a state of good repair so that maintenance exposure and expenditures are minimized. Bringing the existing roadway features to standard such as vertical clearances and shoulder widths will be considered. The project will consider pavement rehabilitation strategies, including consistency with nearby corridor pavement, long-term corridor plan, constructability, traffic handling during construction, and long-term cost-effectiveness.

Need

The existing pavement within the project limits is deteriorating, cracking, and settling so much that pavement rehabilitation is needed.

 

Estimated Funding Breakdown

Funding Source Funding Amount
Local Not Applicable
State State Senate Bill 1 Funding
Federal Yes
Construction Cost $260,000,000

 

Proposed Project Schedule

Process Date
Final environmental document to be completed March 2022
Right-of-way acquisition to be completed April 2024
Design to be completed April 2024
Advertise August 2024
Construction to begin November 2024
Construction to be completed End of 2029

 

Project Contacts

District 6 Public Information Office
Phone: (559) 488-4067
Email: d6.public.info@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.