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Groundbreaking ceremony Friday for $22.8M Bradley Overhead Project on Highway 140

Caltrans said it will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Highway 140 in Merced County for the Bradley Overhead Project Friday, May 6, at 11 a.m.

The $22.8 million project will replace an existing, aging bridge and widen the roadway from two lanes to four lanes along Highway 140. The project begins at Marthella Avenue and ends just east of Santa Fe Avenue. Operational improvements will also include realigning a portion of two major streets and installing two new traffic signal lights.

Carrie Bowen, District 10 director of Caltrans will speak. Other speakers include: Hub Walsh, District 2, Merced County Board of Supervisors; Joan Faul, chair, Governing Board, Merced County Association of Governments; Bill Spriggs, mayor, city of Merced; Chris Tyler, district director, Office of Senator Anthony Canella; and Robin Adam, district director, Office of Assembly Member Cathleen Galgiani.

The address is 2745 East State Highway 140, Merced.