Projects on Highway 395 and 6
Crews are set to begin work on two separate highway improvement projects. Both efforts in Mono County will begin Monday, July 13th.
Rush Creek Thin Blanket
Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin the Rush Creek Thin Blanket project on July 13, 2015. The location of the work is in Mono County, from 2 miles south of the southern junction of State Route 120 East to the northern junction of State Route 120 West (6 miles). This project will place a hot mix asphalt overlay, place shoulder backing in various locations, fog seal shoulders, and paint traffic stripes.
Drivers should anticipate daily lane closures Mono County US Hwy 395 Monday – Thursday from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Friday’s from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm. Roads connecting to US Hwy 395 within the project can expect five to ten minute delays when intersections are being paved. No delays are expected for US Hwy 395 through traffic.
This project is scheduled to be completed by September 2015.
The contractor for this $2,219,566 project is Qualcon Contractors, Inc. of Minden, Nevada.
South White Mountain Shoulder Project
Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin the South White Mountain Shoulder project on July 13, 2015. The location of the work is on US Hwy 6 in Mono County, from the Inyo-Mono county line to White Mountain Estates road just before Chalfant. This project will widen the shoulders of US Hwy 6 and place rumble strips.
Drivers should anticipate daily lane closures Mono County US Hwy 6 Monday – Friday during the daylight hours. One way reversing traffic control will be in effect with flaggers on each end of the project and a pilot car leading traffic through the project. The traveling public should expect up to 20 minute delays.
This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of August 2015.
The contractor for this $854,783 project is Granite Construction Company of Bakersfield, California.