Updates

08/18/2020: The second Community Workshop was held virtually on August 18, 2020 via Zoom. In case you missed attending the workshop, the workshop presentation can be found here. The video recording of the Workshop can be found here. Please have a look at the various design alternatives presented in the workshop and tell us your favorite alternative by taking the survey below:  

06/15/2020: The second Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting was held online on Zoom. Please go to the events page for more details and meeting materials. Click here to view the video recording of the meeting. 

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06/12/2020: Conceptual Design Plans for Downtown Chowchilla are now available to view. Please provide your feedback via the survey here (Please note this is the same survey linked above).

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05/13/2020: The project's Phase One Outreach Summary is available to view. Please leave your comments at the feedback section.

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12/13/2019: A Draft Existing Conditions report is now available for receiving public comments. Please go to the feedback section to leave your comments. 

11/01/2019: The project team was at the Harvest Festival (10/31/2019). Click here for more information.

09/13/2019: The first Community Outreach Meeting was held on September 12, 2019 at the Chowchilla City Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More details here.

 

Project Overview

The Madera County Transportation Commission (MCTC) and the City of Chowchilla received SB-1 Grant funding to incorporate multimodal and safety improvements, and perform a truck study, along the SR 233 corridor through the City of Chowchilla and surrounding areas. The SB-1 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant program assists agencies with local and regional multimodal transportation improvements with the hopes of encouraging the use of alternative transportation methods like walking, biking, public transit, rideshare, etc.

 

MCTC has retained TJKM Transportation Consultants to develop a Multimodal Corridor Plan for the SR 233 corridor. The development of the plan includes the following tasks:

  • Identification of Multimodal deficiencies

  • Identification of Safety Concerns

  • Existing Conditions Analysis

  • Crash Analysis

  • Develop Alternatives

 
 

Events

Community Workshop #2
August 18, 2020
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Meeting 

The project team will have the second Community Workshop virtually over Zoom on August 18, 2020. The purpose of this workshop is to update the community on the project progress and receive feedback on the conceptual designs for the Downtown Chowchilla Corridor. The meeting can be attended via Zoom or calling in via phone. The details of the meeting are listed below:

  • Zoom Link

  • Phone +1669-900-6833

  • Meeting ID 933 1585 8499

All meeting details can be found here.

Stakeholder Meeting #2
June 15, 2020
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom Meeting 

The project team held it's second Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting over Zoom call on June 15, 2020. The purpose of this meeting was to guide the SAC through the project efforts and proposed coneptual plans for the seven study segments along the SR 233/Robertson Boulevard corridor. The committee shared their input on the conceptual plans for the Downtown segment and other segment plans. The team also held a Q&A session for any additional questions from the committee. The Zoom meeting is available for viewing here. Below are some meeting materials:

Pop-Up Event @ Harvest Festival
October 31, 2019
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Chowchilla Medical Center (1104 Ventura Avenue Chowchilla, CA 93610)

The project team held its first Pop-Up Event at the Chowchilla Memorial Healthcare District Harvest Festival on October 31, 2019. The purpose of this event was to spread the word about the SR 233/Robertson Boulevard Corridor Improvement Project to the general public and to receive more insight from community members. The community shared their concerns, needs, and ideas regarding improvements on Robertson Boulevard. The team also collected additional survey responses from the community. Please enjoy some images from the event below.

Community Workshop 1
September 12, 2019
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Chowchilla City Hall (130 S 2nd St, Chowchilla, CA 93610)

The first Community Workshop was held in collaboration between the City, MCTC, and consultant team on September 12, 2019. The project team introduced the project and preliminary findings to the community, then opened up the floor for input and discussion. The community had the opportunity to share any personal concerns or issues they experience when commuting on Robertson Boulevard. The project team invited the community to provide comments and suggestions on aerial boards of the study corridor and identify their top three priorities for improving the corridor. If you missed the meeting and would like to provide input, please do so in the feedback section here. Also, please check out some materials from the first workshop below: 


We will be holding additional outreach meetings throughout phases of the project to continuously receive community feedback and address more concerns. We hope to see you at the next one.

 

Feedback

Let us hear from you! Please take the survey mentioned in the Events Section.

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Sign up for project and event updates, and share any additional thoughts or concerns on traffic safety issues.

Contact Information

Evelyn Espinosa

Associate Regional Planner

Department of Planning 

Madera County Transportation Commission

evelyn@maderactc.org

2001 Howard Road

Madera, CA, 93637

Website:

maderactc.org

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