55-hour connector closures scheduled for I-10 HOV project

Your weekend traffic update from Caltrans:

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces 55-hour weekend lane closures of the north- and southbound San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) connectors to the eastbound San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) for pavement and drainage work. Friday, September 27 at 10 p.m. through Monday, September 30, at 5 a.m.

• Eastbound I-10 Frazier Street off-ramp
• Northbound I-605 to eastbound I-10 connector
• Southbound I-605 to eastbound I-10 connector

These closures are weather permitting and subject to change. Detour signs will be posted to direct motorists. The 55-hour connector closures are part of the I-10 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) project. Flatiron West, Inc. is the contractor on this $165 million project, which will add an HOV lane in each direction of I-10 between I-605 and Puente Avenue. Anticipated completion is fall, 2013.

For further information about the project, please contact Caltrans Public Affairs at (213) 897-3656 or visit the District 7 website http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07 Caltrans reminds you to “Slow For the Cone Zone”