Caltrans Updates Crosswalk Construction for Mariposa Pedestrian Safety Project on State Route 140

Construction of a pedestrian crossing postponed on State Route 140

January 17, 2022 – MARIPOSA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has postponed the construction of a crosswalk as part of the Mariposa Pedestrian Safety Project on State Route 140 from the south junction of Route 49 at Twelfth Street in historic downtown Mariposa.

Construction of curbs and sidewalks on Route 140 and 11th and 12th Streets is scheduled for Tuesday, January 18 through Friday, January 21, 2022, from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

However, the construction of high-visibility stamped concrete crosswalks on Route 140 and 7th and 8th Streets, and a resulting 72-hour lane closure from 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 17 to 6:00 a.m. Friday, January 21 January 2022, has been postponed until further notice.

District 10 will provide updates via press releases and social media (Facebook @CaltransDistrict10, Twitter @CaltransDist10).

The purpose of the construction project is to improve motorist and pedestrian safety and improve mobility/accessibility by installing high visibility crosswalks, crosswalk lighting, warning lights on the road and ramps, in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) .

This work is expected to continue as stated, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather conditions, availability of equipment and/or materials, and construction issues. For the safety of workers and other motorists, please be alert in the work area.

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Source: Caltrans

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