Full Closure of SR 99 Next Week
The Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in association with Granite Construction, announces a nightly full closure of State Route 99 next week in Tulare County for demolition and removal of the old Betty Drive bridge as part of the Betty Drive Interchange project.
The following closures will be in effect, weather permitting:
- State Route 99 will be closed in both directions at Betty Drive starting Monday, June 25, until Friday, June 29, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night. There will be a posted detour available.
- Prior to the closure, traffic will be switched onto the new Betty Drive bridge by Friday, June 22nd.
Caltrans reminds the public that reckless or inattentive drivers traveling through Work Zone Areas have caused the majority of Work Zone Deaths. Drivers are reminded to stay attentive and undistracted while driving and to be cognizant of workers and vehicles in Construction and Maintenance Areas and slow down while driving through Work Zones.