Caltrans will perform emergency road repairs on Highway 59 from 11th Street to 14th Street in the city of Merced. Work will occur as follows:
On Nov. 8, crews will close 59 from 11th Street to 14th Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and on Nov. 9, crews will have one lane open on 59 in each direction from 11th Street to 14th Street from 7 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; on Nov. 10, crews will close 59 from 11th Street to 14th Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Crews will also close the southbound Highway 99 on-ramp from Highway 59/MLK Jr. Way.
Detour routes:--Southbound traffic can detour east onto 16th Street to southbound 99, exit E. Childs Avenue, turn right and continue back to 59.--Northbound traffic can detour east onto E. Childs Avenue to northbound 99, exit Martin Luther King Jr. Way onto 59.
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Motorists should expect 15-minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.