Upcoming Opportunity to Engage with Caltrans on the Mobility Project: Shaping Our Future Together

For nearly two decades, Caltrans, in collaboration with the city, has been diligently addressing traffic circulation concerns that have long affected our community. Numerous studies have highlighted traffic issues in the area, especially before the opening of the bypass, pinpointing the Highway 4 and 49 corridor as a significant concern. Welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, this corridor has not only been a lifeline for our community but also a source of safety concerns for residents, businesses, and visitors alike. These challenges have underscored the importance of the Mobility Project, making it a priority for Caltrans.

The project’s ambition extends beyond immediate concerns; it is a visionary endeavor designed for the next generation, while also offering tangible benefits today, such as reduced congestion and safer streets. This initiative is a testament to our commitment to not only addressing current issues but also proactively preparing for the future.

It’s crucial to recognize that the Mobility Project’s impact reaches far beyond Angels Camp. While our residents stand to gain significantly from the improvements, the project influences multiple economies along these state routes. The traffic issues identified have ramifications that ripple up and down these corridors, affecting communities and economies throughout the region.

In light of this, Caltrans invites you to a crucial public meeting on March 7, from 4 pm to 8 pm, at the Bret Harte Multi-purpose room. This event represents a unique opportunity for community members to engage directly with Caltrans staff, ask questions, and express concerns regarding the Mobility Project. Following a comprehensive presentation to the City Council on February 20, which offered an overview of the project and addressed specific inquiries, this meeting underscores our commitment to community engagement and transparency.

The Mobility Project encompasses a broad spectrum of considerations, aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety, expanding bicycle lanes, improving public transportation, and upgrading road infrastructure. It’s designed not just as a solution for today’s challenges but as a foundation for tomorrow’s growth.

Your participation is vital. We encourage you to join us, share your insights, and contribute to shaping a mobility strategy that reflects our collective vision for a more connected, accessible, and efficient community. Mark your calendars for March 7, and let’s collaborate to ensure a safer, more vibrant future for our city and the surrounding regions.

For the project overview: click here

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To review the presentation made on February 20, please click here.