Reef City Capital Maintenance Project

 

Project Description

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to resurface, restore, and rehabilitate the roadway on State Route 41 near Reef City in Kings County, from the Kern County line to 0.8 mile west of the Interstate 5/State Route 41 separation. Other work includes upgrading guardrails to the Mid-West system, replacing existing dikes, installing centerline and shoulder rumble strips, and installing or replacing various Intelligent Transportation Systems elements. Bicycle-friendly grates would be provided in the areas of bike paths. Culverts at 13 locations would be replaced or rehabilitated.

 

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Project Benefits

Purpose

The purpose of the project is to preserve and rehabilitate the existing pavement, extend the life of the roadway, and minimize future maintenance costs.

Need

The condition of the pavement within the project limits has deteriorated due to the high volume of truck traffic. This has resulted in increased costs to maintain the existing pavement. Restoring the roadway to a state of good repair would minimize maintenance costs and result in smoother pavement surfaces that could lead to improved vehicle operations, reduced emissions, and reduced energy consumption.

 

Estimated Funding Breakdown

Funding Source Funding Amount
Local Not Applicable
State $2,121,950
Federal $16,366,950
Construction Cost $18,500,000

 

Partnerships

  • California Transportation Commission

 

Proposed Project Schedule

Process Date
Final environmental document to be completed September 2022
Right-of-way acquisition to be completed Not Applicable
Design to be completed July 2024
Advertise October 2024
Construction to begin February 2025
Construction to be completed July 2026

 

Project Contact

Hussein Senan, Project Manager
Phone:  (559) 365-0694
Email:  hussein.senan@dot.ca.gov

Trais Norris, Senior Environmental Planner
Phone:  (209) 601-3521
Email:  trais.norris@dot.ca.gov

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

 

Documents

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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.