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I-5 and 14 Freeway Construction Closures Continue!

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the  Antelope Valley Freeway (Route 14) in the following areas nightly from Tuesday, June 21, to Saturday, June 25:

Tuesday, June 21 from midnight to 4 a.m., southbound Route 14 from Palmdale Boulevard to Avenue S.  Detour will be Sierra Highway to southbound Route 14 Avenue S on-ramp.

Wednesday, June 22, from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., northbound Route 14 from Avenue S to Pearblossom Highway. Detour will be Sierra Highway to northbound Pearblossom Highway on-ramp to northbound Route 14.

Thursday, June 23, from midnight to 4 a.m., southbound Route 14 from Palmdale Boulevard to Avenue S. Detour will be Sierra Highway to southbound Route 14 Avenue S on-ramp.

Thursday, June 23, from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., northbound Route 14 from Pearblossom Highway to Avenue S. Detour will be Sierra Highway to northbound Route 14 Avenue S on-ramp.

Friday, June 24, from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., northbound Route 14 from Avenue S to Pearblossom Highway. Detour will be Sierra Highway to northbound Route 14 Pearblossom Highway on-ramp.

Saturday, June 25, from midnight to 4 a.m., southbound Route 14 from Palmdale Boulevard to Avenue S. Detour will be Sierra Highway to southbound Route 14 Avenue S on-ramp.

Detour signs will be posted for all closures.

The closures are in relation to a 6.2- mile, $41 million High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane construction project from Mountain Springs Road to Avenue P-8. The project is expected to complete in spring 2007.


 


 


The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following lanes, ramps and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $41.6-million project to construct High Occupancy Vehicle, (HOV), or carpool lanes on northbound and southbound I-5 from State Route 118 to State Route 14.  The closure schedule is as follows:

NIGHTLY MONDAY, JUNE 20, THROUGH THURSDAY, JUNE 23:
·     8 p.m. until 8 a.m. – up to two lanes of northbound I-5 from SR-118
to I-210
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – northbound I-5 on-ramp at Paxton Street
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – northbound I-5 off-ramp at Brand Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – northbound I-5 off-ramp at San Fernando Mission
Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – northbound I-5 on-ramp at Laurel Canyon
Boulevard
·     6 p.m. until 5 a.m. – northbound I-5 truck bypass lane
·     7 p.m. until 5 a.m. – up to two lanes of southbound I-5 from Roxford
Street to
      SR-118 junction
·     7 p.m. until 6 p.m. – southbound I-5 connector to I-405 truck bypass
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – southbound I-5 off-ramp at San Fernando Mission
Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – southbound I-5 on-ramps at east- and westbound
San Fernando
Mission Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – southbound I-5 on-ramp at Brand Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – southbound I-5 on-ramp at Brand Boulevard
·     6 p.m. until 7 a.m. – southbound I-5 off-ramp at Paxton Street
·     7 p.m. until 6 a.m. – southbound I-5 connector to eastbound State
Route 118


FRIDAY, JUNE 24 TO SATURDAY, JUNE 25:

·     8 p.m. until 11 a.m. – up to two lanes of northbound I-5 from SR-118
to I-210
·     7 p.m. until noon – northbound I-5 on-ramp at Paxton Street
·     8 p.m. until noon – northbound I-5 off-ramp at Brand Boulevard
·     8 p.m. until noon  – northbound I-5 off-ramp at San Fernando Mission
Boulevard
·     8 p.m. until noon  – northbound I-5 on-ramp at Laurel Canyon
Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until 9 a.m. – northbound I-5 truck bypass lane
·     8 p.m. until 8 a.m. – up to two lanes of southbound I-5 from Roxford
Street to SR-118
      junction
·     7 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 connector to I-405 truck bypass
·     8 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 off-ramp at San Fernando Mission
Boulevard
·     7 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 on-ramps at eastbound and
westbound San Fernando Mission Boulevard
·     8 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 on-ramp at Brand Boulevard
·     6 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 off-ramp at Paxton Street
·     7 p.m. until noon  – southbound I-5 connector to eastbound State
Route 118

      Closures are weather permitting and subject to change.  Signs and detours will be posted to assist motorists.  Caltrans reminds motorists that traffic fines are doubled in freeway work zones, and to please SLOW FOR THE CONE ZONE.