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Construction Updates

Tuesday, April 24 – Friday, April 27: Construction crews will pave and reconfigure the McHenry Avenue and River Road intersection.

Thursday, April 26 – Friday, April 27: Crews will begin shifting traffic to the eastern half of the new bridge on Thursday evening. The shift will be in place by Friday morning.

Traffic Information

Tuesday, April 24: Expect 15-30 minute traffic delays between 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The eastbound lane of River Road, just east of the McHenry Avenue and East River Road intersection, will be temporarily closed.  A detour will be in place along McHenry Avenue, Jones Road, and South Harrold Avenue. See the below detour map for details.

Thursday, April 26 – Friday, April 27: Crews will begin shifting traffic to the eastern half of the new bridge. By Friday morning, the traffic shift will be in place. 

Visit the Traffic Information page for more information.

Questions?

Call the project hotline at (209) 497-5111

 

Project Information

The McHenry Avenue Corridor Improvements project will enhance safety, inter-regional traffic circulation, and air quality. The improvements will include:

  • 1.1 miles of widening along McHenry Avenue from 1,487 feet south of River Road to 190 feet south of Jones Road.
  • Stanislaus River and SSJID Canal Bridges will be replaced with wider and safer bridges, satisfying current seismic design standards.
  • Installation of a two-way left turn center lane to facilitate turns into and out of driveways on McHenry Avenue.
  • Increased width of roadway shoulders to accommodate alternative travel modes, including bicyclists.
  • Installation of a traffic signal on McHenry Avenue and River Road that will accommodate existing and future traffic demands.

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