2012-10-18 / Front Page

Caltrans closes Highway 140 for bridge work

Jill Ballinger/GAZETTE EDITOR

Caltrans will temporarily close a portion of Highway 140 in the Merced River Canyon next week.

Angela DaPrato of Caltrans District 10 office said crews will be doing work on the bridges near the Ferguson Rockslide. The road will be closed from Sweetwater Creek to Cedar Lodge.

The first closure is set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11 p.m. It will reopen Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 5 a.m.

The second closure begins on Oct. 31 at 11 p.m. and the road reopens at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1.

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