Caltrans lane closure report for week of 9-23-19

Lane Closure Report for the Week of 9/23/2019 – 9/27/2019

Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the highway, to Be Work Zone Alert and Move Over where possible.

The scheduled lane closures for the week of September 23 through September 27 are:

Mono County

  • Conway Guardrail Project – On U.S. Highway 395, from 6 miles south of Bridgeport to State Route 270, crews are reconstructing the guardrail system. Travelers may experience lane and shoulder closures with minimal delays, Monday through Thursday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Aspen/Walker Shoulder Project – On U.S. Highway 395, from the junction of State Route 108 to 2 miles north of the junction at State Route 108, construction crews are widening the highway. Travelers may experience delays up to 30 minutes with flaggers and a pilot vehicle, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Chalfant TwoWay Left-Turn Lane Project – On U.S. Highway 6 in Chalfant (12 miles north of Bishop), crews are widening the highway and adding a two-way, left-turn lane from Hunter Avenue to just north of Brown Subdivision Road. Travelers may experience delays up to 20 minutes with flaggers and a pilot vehicle, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 Virginia Creek Rumble Strip Project – On U.S. Highway 395, from 1.3 miles south of State Route 270 to 1 mile south of Jack Sawyer Road, crews are creating rumble strips and painting traffic stripes. Travelers may experience delays up to 20 minutes with flaggers and a pilot vehicle, Monday through Thursday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Friday from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 Inyo County:

 Shoshone Thin Blanket Overlay Project – On State Route 178 near Shoshone, crews will be placing a new asphalt surface on the roadbed. Travelers are advised to reduce their speed through the construction zone and may experience delays up to 20 minutes with flaggers and a pilot vehicle, Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

  • Talc City Slope Protection Project – On State Route 190 near Darwin, crews will be placing erosion control on various slopes. Travelers are advised to reduce their speed through the construction zone. Travelers should not encounter any delays. Construction will take place Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Kern County:

  • Cache Creek Bridge Replacement Project – On State Route 58, 5 miles east of Tehachapi, crews are replacing two, two-lane bridges that cross over Cache Creek. There will be lane closures with a slight detour and minimal delay, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Summit OH Bridge Rail Project – On State Route 58, near Tehachapi, crews are replacing rails on the bridges that cross over E. Tehachapi Boulevard. One lane in each direction will be closed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, while the other will remain open. Expect minimal delays.
  • Edwards Mill and Fill Project – On State Route 58, near Boron, 1.3 miles east of California City Boulevard to 1.3 miles west of the Twenty Mule Team overcrossing, crews will be replacing the asphalt surface on the # 2 lane. On and off-ramps will be closed only while crews are working on adjacent sections of the highway. Travelers may experience delays up to 15 minutes, due to lane and ramp closures with flaggers directing traffic, Monday through Thursday 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Friday 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Walker Pass Thin Blanket Project – On U.S. Highway 395 from just north of the junction of State Route 178 to just south of the junction at State Route 14, crews are cleaning and filling in shoulders. Travelers may experience delays no longer than 20 minutes due to lane closures with flaggers directing traffic, Monday through Thursday 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Work schedules are subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials, and/or construction-related issues.

SB 1 provides an ongoing funding increase of approximately $1.8 billion annually for the maintenance and rehabilitation of the state highway system. SB 1 funds will enable Caltrans to fix more than 17,000 lane miles of pavement, 500 bridges and 55,000 culverts by 2027. To learn more about SB1 please visit:http://rebuildingca.ca.gov/overview.html

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