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Caltrans Approves Concrete Dividers for Deadly 2-Lane Hwy 41



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FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (FOX26 NEWS) — Caltrans has finally approved a plan to incorporate a center divider in a dangerous two-lane stretch of Highway 41.

A 6-mile span between Riverdale and Lemoore leads to constant accidents, as people cross into oncoming traffic to pass the car in front of them.

Many of those accidents are deadly.

A group called Widen Highway 41 has been pushing for Caltrans to make the road into four-lanes, and in the meantime before construction starts, install a concrete divider.

Caltrans just finished a safety study, and has now approved a $6.2 million project to put a barrier in the area.

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