Traffic Detour for West Fresno Co.

March 22, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Construction is causing some serious traffic trouble in west Fresno county this weekend.Highway 180 is shut down at the railroad just east of Mendota.

crews are replacing the surface around the tracks so it'll be a smoother drive but it's not making for smooth driving this weekend because the detour takes you pretty far off course.

Traffic detours will be as follows:

    Eastbound 180 traffic:
  • From eastbound 180 travel east on San Benito Avenue
  • From San Benito Avenue turn onto Santa Fe Grade Road
  • Travel southeast on Santa Fe Grade Road to Jefferson Avenue
  • Continue on Jefferson Avenue to James Road
  • Turn left and travel northeast on James Road, returning to eastbound State Route 180

    Westbound 180 traffic:
  • From westbound 180 travel west on James Road
  • Travel southwest on James Road to Jefferson Avenue
  • Turn right on Jefferson Avenue to Santa Fe Grade Road
  • Travel northwest on Santa Fe Grade Road to San Benito Avenue
  • Turn right and travel north on San Benito Avenue, returning to westbound State Route 180