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Freeway Construction For Truck Lane Continues On I-5, SR-14

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Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation will be implementing road closures as part of a project to construct a truck lane on the southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/ Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway, SR-14.  


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To find out more information about the project, check out the website

Detours will be signed and ramp closures will be non consecutive.  There will be no unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration. The closures are subject to change.

For the safety of the construction crew and motorists, please be attentive to closures, slow for the cone zone, and move over one lane where possible.

Closure information for this and other freeway projects is available on the Caltrans website.

For real-time traffic information, visit quickmap.dot.ca.gov, go511.com, or call 5-1-1.

Closure Dates: Sunday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

NORTHBOUND I-5

Lanes

  • Up to three lanes of northbound I-5 between the end of the existing truck lane and Lyons Ave. — 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Note: At least one lane will be open at all times. The most restrictive closures (i.e., the most lanes closed) will occur between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.

 

SOUTHBOUND I-5

Lanes

  • Up to three lanes of southbound I-5 between Lyons Ave. and the end of the existing truck lane — 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Note: At least one lane will be open at all times. The most restrictive closures (i.e., the most lanes closed) will occur between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.

Connector

  • Southbound I-5 to northbound SR-14 — 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Off-Ramp

  • Calgrove Blvd. — 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more about the project in KHTS AM 1220’s story by Allison Pari.

About the Project

The project is adding a truck lane to the outside of southbound I-5 by paving the median area and outside shoulder, and shifting the mixed-flow lanes inward. Median retaining walls and two short sections of outside retaining walls will be built to accommodate this widening.

The truck lane will extend from Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue to SR-14, a distance of 3.7 miles.

This project will ease traffic delays, improve goods movement, absorb traffic growth due to population increase (both residential and commercial), and enhance safety by separating truck traffic from passenger vehicles.

Construction began in May 2012 and will be completed in 2014. Funds administered by Metro.

For more information, visit I-5info.com.

PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


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Freeway Construction For Truck Lane Continues On I-5, SR-14


Article: Freeway Construction For Truck Lane Continues On I-5, SR-14
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Newsroom