Caltrans meeting

The intersection of 60th Street West and Avenue D/State Route 138 could soon get a roundabout to make it safer. Twenty-six collisions have happened at the intersection in the past five years, resulting in two fatalities and 11 injuries.

LANCASTER — The California Department of Transportation will host a virtual community engagement meeting for a roundabout at 60th Street West and Avenue D/State Route 138 on Wednesday.

The state proposes to construct a single-lane roundabout at the intersection, which has 26 collisions resulting in two fatalities and 11 injuries in the most recent five years, according to a traffic analysis.

Construction is not expected to begin until the fall 2024, with a projected completion in summer 2026. The total programmed project cost is $12.9 million.

The forum is scheduled for 6 p.m. via Webex.

The event number is 187 235 7815; event password is 2021.

Project manager Janet Yu will facilitate the hour-long meeting.

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