Caltrans: Lane Closure 11/20-24/17

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Lane Closure Report for the week of 11/20/17 – 11/24/17

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 Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane closures for the week of November 20th through November 24th, 2017 are as follows: 

Mono County:

·        Walker CAPM Project – On US Highway 395 from Walker to the Nevada State line, construction crews are completing work on the highway.  There will be daily lane closures that may delay traffic up to 20 minutes Monday thru Thursday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

·        Mammoth Lakes Sidewalk & Safety Project – On State Route 203 in Mammoth Lakes between Minaret Road and Mountain Boulevard crews are finishing constructing a retaining wall, lighting, and the bus stop.  The project will then go into a winter suspension and the sidewalks on the north side will be completed next construction season. 

There will be daily lane closures that should not impact traffic.  Construction is Monday thru Thursday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Inyo County:

·        168 Delineator Project – In Inyo and Mono Counties on State Route 168.  Crews are removing and installing delineators.  Delineators are roadside posts used to indicate the roadway alignment and curves to assist drivers while traveling along the highway.

·        Amargosa Culverts Project - On State Route 127, 7 miles north of Shoshone at various locations from 5.8 miles to 14.6 miles north of the junction of State Route 178.  There will be daily lane closures with one way traffic control that may delay traffic up to 20 minutes Monday thru Thursday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, and on Friday from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 Kern County:

·        Freeman Gulch 4-Lane Project - On State Route 14 north of the junction of State Route 178, construction crews are converting the 2-lane highway into a 4-lane expressway.  Over the past 3 months, construction crews have completed partial construction of the northbound lanes.  Weather permitting, over the next few months the contractor should move another 200,000 cubic yards of dirt and place a combination of various asphalt applications to complete the 4-lane expressway.  On Wednesday, November 15th, traffic will be routed onto a portion of the new northbound lanes of State Route 14. There may be lane closures on State Route 14 that could delay traffic up to 20 minutes Monday thru Thursday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, and on Friday from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.

·        Mojave Bridge Deck Seals Project – At 3 locations on State Route 14 construction crews will treat four bridge decks with a sealer for the purpose of preserving the concrete bridge deck by sealing cracks and sealing the deck against chemical damage.  There may be short lane closures that will slow down traveling through this sections. The bridge at the junction of Rosamond Blvd and SR 14 will have night time closures.  Construction should be complete by the end of November 2018.

Misc. Project Information:

 Walker CAPM Project

  • Construction began on June 12, 2017 and will be completed by the end of November 2017.
  • Pavement preservation project.
  • The project location is on US Hwy 395 in Mono County, from Eastside Lane in Walker, CA to the Nevada State line.
  • Contractor is Road & Highway Builders, LLC from Reno, NV.
  • Working hours:  Mon – Thurs 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Traffic Impact during construction: Daily lane closures using reversing one-way traffic with flaggers at each location.  Delays up to 20 minutes.

Mammoth Lakes Sidewalk and Safety Project

  • Construction began in the summer of 2017 and will be completed during the 2018 construction season.
  • The project will construct a retaining wall, lighting, bus stop and new sidewalks on State Route 203.
  • The project location is on State Route 203.
  • Contractor is Spiess Construction Co., Inc. of Santa Maria, CA.
  • Working hours:  Mon – Thurs 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Traffic Impact during construction: Daily lane closures. 

168 Delineator Project

  • Construction began on August 7, 2017 and will be completed by the end of November.
  • Replacing delineators on State Route 168.
  • Contractor is Highway Specialty Company, Inc.
  • Working hours:  Mon – Thurs 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Traffic Impact during construction: Daily lane closures using reversing one-way traffic with flaggers at each location.  Delays up to 20 minutes.

Amargosa Culverts Project

  • Construction to begin on November 13, 2017 and will be completed by March 2018.
  • Constructing culverts.
  • Contractor is Herback General Engineering from Minden, NV
  • Working hours:  Mon – Thurs 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Traffic Impact during construction: Daily lane closures using reversing one-way traffic with flaggers at each location.  Delays up to 20 minutes.

Freeman Gulch 4-Lane Project

  • Construction to begin on July 10, 2017 and will be completed by February 2019.
  • Convert a 2-lane highway into a 4-lane expressway.
  • The project location is on State Route 14 near Inyokern from the junction of SR 178 west (Lake Isabella turn off) to just before the junction of SR 178 east (Inyokern turn off).
  • Contractor is Granite Construction Company, Inc. from Bakersfield, CA.
  • Working hours:  Mon – Thurs 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Traffic Impact during construction: Daily lane closures using reversing one-way traffic with flaggers at each location.  Delays up to 20 minutes.

Mojave Bridge Deck Seals Project

  • Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.

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For the safety of workers and other motorists, please slow down and be WORK ZONE ALERT