03/09/2021: The project findings and recommendations were presented at the Chowchilla City Council Meeting on 9th March 2021 and will be presented at the MCTC Board Meeting on 17th March 2021. The presentation along with the report can be accessed using the links below:
01/28/2021: Public comment period on the DRAFT SR 233/Robertson Boulevard and Downtown Master Plan is now closed.
12/23/2020: A draft of the SR 233/Robertson Boulevard and Downtown Master Plan is now available for public input. Please view the report here and provide comments by clicking here. We plan on closing the comment period on January 27, 2021.
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 via the video 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.
06/12/2020: Conceptual Design Plans for Downtown Chowchilla are now available to view.
05/13/2020: The project's Phase One Outreach Summary is available to view.
12/13/2019: A Draft Existing Conditions report is available for review. Comments are now closed for this report.
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
Community Workshop #2
August 18, 2020
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Meeting
The project team had the second Community Workshop virtually over Zoom on August 18, 2020. The purpose of this workshop was to update the community on the project progress and receive feedback on the conceptual designs for the Downtown Chowchilla Corridor. The meeting was attended via Zoom or calling in via phone. 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.
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