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Overnight closures on 710 Freeway this week
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce, Editor

Caltrans has announced several closures on the 710 Freeway this week. The closures are related to a $120 million pavement rehabilitation project.

The following is the full list of closures planned for July 22-26:

Northbound and Southbound Santa Ana Freeway (I-5 Weeknights)

· Up to two lanes between Triggs Street and Olympic Boulevard – 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (full closures MAY occur intermittently between midnight and 5 a.m.);

· Southbound I-5 to southbound I-710 connector – 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

· Northbound I-5 to northbound I-710 connector – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Northbound I-710 (Weeknights)

· Up to three lanes between I-10 and I-5 northbound – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Up to two lanes between Slauson Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard – 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.;

· Third Street on- and off-ramps – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Cesar Chavez off-ramp – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Atlantic Boulevard off-ramp – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Eastbound and westbound SR-60 connector to northbound I-710 – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

Southbound I-710 (Weeknights)

· Up to three lanes between I-10 and I-5 – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Up to two lanes between Slauson Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard – 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.;

· Third Street on- and off-ramps – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

· Olympic Boulevard/Whittier Boulevard off-ramp – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Atlantic Boulevard on-ramp – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Eastbound and westbound SR-60 connector to southbound I-710 – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.;

· Southbound I-710 to southbound I-5 connector – 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Street Closures (Weeknights)

· Atlantic Boulevard between Bandini Boulevard and District Boulevard, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.;

· Telegraph Road between Eastern Avenue and Arizona Avenue, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The project is installing precast concrete panels as well as concrete slabs in various traffic lanes and locations upgrade the median barrier and construct maintenance pullouts along the route to enhance safety for maintenance crews.

Shimmick Construction is the contractor on the project, which will complete in late 2015. Work also will include widening shoulders and installing fiber optic lines for various traffic management technologies.



Published: Monday, July 22, 2013, WEB ONLY
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