Highway 180 ramp work in Fresno delayed due to weather

The Fresno BeeFebruary 6, 2014 

Workers construct a sign, left, on the new highway 168 onramp as evening commuter traffic moves onto the existing off-ramp to highway 168 from eastbound highway 180 in Fresno Wednesday, February 5, 2014. In the background is the 41-180 interchange. The new off-ramp is expected to open over the weekend.


Work on the Highway 180 braided-ramp project between Highways 41 and 168, which was to have closed the highway and some of its ramps Friday night and Saturday, is being postponed by weather.

Crews had planned to close the eastbound lanes of the highway, as well as the connector ramps from northbound and southbound Highway 41 to eastbound Highway 180, starting at midnight Friday night and reopening at 5 p.m. Saturday. The contractor, R&L Brosamer Inc., announced Thursday afternoon that the work is being pushed back because of storms expected over the weekend.

A new date for the closure and final work is still being determined.

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