Caltrans said it will work on the bridge on southbound Highway 99 from 16th Street to the Highway 140/59 junction. Work will occur as follows:
--The southbound on-ramp from 16th Street to the 99 will close beginning Saturday, March 19, through Friday, March 25, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
--Southbound Highway 99 from 16th Street to the junction of Highway 140/59 will close beginning Saturday, March 19, through Friday, March 25, from 10 p.m. until 7 a.m.
Motorists can expect 15-minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible.
The work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change based on weather conditions.
The construction is part of the $34 million West Merced Bridge Replacement project. The contractor for the project is RGW, Inc., based in Livermore, California.