A segment of San Fernando Boulevard under Interstate-5 is scheduled to close permanently in mid-May, California Department of Transportation officials announced Friday.
The portion to be closed is a half-mile segment that crosses under I-5 between the Lincoln Street off-ramp on the east side of the freeway and the intersection of Lincoln Street and Victory Place on the west side.
Distracted driving can affect anyone who owns a cell phone or anyone sharing the road with a motorist using their cell phone. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the CHP is cracking down on those texting and driving.
Several road closures are being enforced in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas due to mud slides and traffic conditions resulting from the winter storm that hit the area early Friday morning.
Between Thursday and Tuesday, over Presidents' Day weekend, there will be several full and partial closures on both sides of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass, as part of Metro's improvement project. Motorists should plan ahead for delays and detours.