Date: September 22, 2011
Contact: Rose Willems, Measure “C” Advocate (559) 251-6709 or Rose_Willems@ dot.ca.gov
MOTORISTS ADVISORY State Route 180 Construction Update AVOID SR-180 1-HOUR DELAYS Wednesday, September 28
WHAT: In order to OPEN all lanes to motorists on the SR-180 Expressway by 7pm on September 28, flaggers will be at every intersection and stopping traffic at various locations on SR-180 from Temperance Avenue to Quality Avenue performing multiple construction activities that will impact motorists, including: striping operations; activating new signal lights, and installing new directional signs. Motorists are advised to use DETOUR and may experience up to 1-hour DELAYS through the 6-mile Construction Zone.
WHEN: 8AM to 7PM on Wednesday, September 28, weather permitting.
DETOUR: All motorists are advised to use Belmont or Jensen Avenues to avoid the Construction Zone and use Temperance, McCall or Academy Avenues to travel north or southbound from SR-180.
SCHEDULE: This $30 million project is locally funded by Fresno County’s half-cent Transportation Sales Tax, “Measure C” & was leveraged with Federal Stimulus Money. It is scheduled for completion in October of 2011, weather permitting
QUESTIONS: For additional information on this project, please contact: Rose at 251-6709/email: Rose_Willems@dot.ca.gov or Gloria Rodriguez at 444-2409/email: Gloria_Rodriguez@dot.ca.gov