City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Public Works Administration, 209-577-5462
Release Date: Friday, October 18, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Traffic Impact Report 10/18/13


 
 
Traffic Impact Report
October 18, 2013
 
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PROJECT:
Sylvan Avenue and Litt Road Improvements
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for end of November 2013.
IMPACT:
SYLVAN AVENUE: Traffic controls with one narrow lane in each direction are in place along Sylvan Avenue from Millbrook Avenue to Claus Road. Motorists are requested to travel slowly through the work zone and use alternate routes when possible.
LITT ROAD:  Litt Road to Plainview Road will remain closed north of the park entry.
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PROJECT:
Carpenter Road Bridge Seismic Retrofit
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for end of November 2013.
IMPACT:
Drivers should expect extended delays as one way flagging controls will be in effect until November 8, 2013. Motorists are requested to travel slowly through the work zone and use alternate routes when possible. Oversized and Wide Load Vehicles should use alternate routes.
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PROJECT:
Storm System Upgrade
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for late-October.
IMPACT:
Braden Avenue from Dale Road will be closed to through traffic for storm drain improvements. Detours will be in place for alternate access. Motorists are requested to travel slowly through detour areas and use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
Street Improvements East El Vista Elementary School
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for mid- October 2013.
IMPACT:
Minor traffic control will be necessary along Trask Lane at the intersections of Viola Street, Roble Avenue and Bellamy Street. Lanes will remain open, though motorists are requested to travel slowly through the work zone and use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
CVIN Fiber Optic Underground Placement Project
STATUS:
Work is in progress in multiple areas. Project completion is expected the end of October 2013.
IMPACT:
AREA 1: Southbound College Avenue from Orangeburg Avenue to Needham Avenue and westbound Needham Avenue from McHenry Avenue to College Avenue.
AREA 2: H Street from 18th Street to 11th Street and 11th Street from Needham Avenue to H Street.
AREA 3: La Loma Avenue from James Street to Miller Avenue.
AREA 4: Eastbound Orangeburg Avenue from College Avenue to Martin Road. Traffic will be restricted to one lane traffic and shoulder work. Work will be Monday
Through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, and night work beginning at 8:30 p.m to 5:00 a.m. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution and pay attention to signage. Drivers should expect to use alternate routes when possible to avoid delays.
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PROJECT:
Chicago Avenue Street Improvements
STATUS:
Work will begin Monday October 14, 2013. Project completion is expected for the end of October.
IMPACT:
Chicago Avenue between Paradise Road and Harris Avenue will have traffic delays and road closures. Detours will be in place. Motorists should expect delays and are requested to use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
Oakdale Road Pavement Rehabilitation
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for end of November 2013.
IMPACT:
Lane closures will be in place for northbound and southbound traffic on Oakdale Road from Briggsmore Avenue to Floyd Avenue. Traffic control restrictions will be in place from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution and pay attention to signage. Drivers should expect delays and use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
Water System Upgrade
STATUS:
Work is scheduled for Saturday October 19th and Saturday October 26, 2013.
IMPACT:
Lane closures will be in place for northbound and southbound traffic on Coffee Road between Sylvan Avenue and Rumble Road. Traffic control restrictions will be in place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution and pay attention to signage. Drivers should expect delays and use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
Whitmore Avenue Street Improvements
STATUS:
Work will begin Tuesday October 22, 2013. Project completion is expected
to end October 25, 2013.
IMPACT:
Whitmore  Avenue between Crows Landing Road & Ustick Road will have road
closures and traffic delays. Detours will be in place. Motorists are advised to proceed
with caution and pay attention to signage. (Fresh Oil / Loose Gravel)
Drivers should expect to use alternate routes when possible to avoid delays.
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PROJECT:
Lighted Crosswalk Installation
STATUS:
Work will begin Saturday October 19, 2013. Project completion is expected for the end of Saturday October 19th.
IMPACT:
The following intersections will be closed to thru traffic: Evergreen Avenue at Timber Way, Evergreen Avenue at Grape Avenue, and Connifer Drive at Dougfir Drive. Detours will be in place. Motorists are requested to use alternate routes when possible.
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PROJECT:
Sanitary Sewer Collection System Replacement
STATUS:
Work is in progress. Project completion is expected for mid-November 2013.
IMPACT:
Lane closures and traffic controls will be in effect on Crowslanding Road during the day on Thursday October 24th and Friday October 25th. In addition, minor traffic control and flagging operations may be in effect on J Street between 6th & 7th Streets. Motorists are requested to travel slowly through the work zone and use alternate routes when possible.
 

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