Caltrans: Lane Closure Report for the Week of 8/19/2019 – 8/23/2019

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Lane Closure Report for the Week of 8/19/2019 – 8/23/2019

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 August 19 through August 23 are: 

Mono County

  • Southbound Long Valley Thin Blanket Project – On US Highway 395, from 1.3 miles south of South Landing Road overcrossing to the junction of US Highway 395 & State Route 203, crews will beplacing a new asphalt surface on the roadbed. Traffic is advised to reduce speed through the construction zone. There are weekday lane and shoulder closures but no anticipated delays.

  • Conway Guardrail Project – On US Highway 395, from 6 miles south of Bridgeport to State Route 270, crews are reconstructing the guardrail system along this stretch of the highway. Traffic will encounter lane and shoulder closures with no anticipated delays, Monday through Thursday, from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Friday, from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.

  • Conway Clean Up Project – On US Highway 395, approximately 10 miles north of Lee Vining, crews are removing down drains. Traffic will encounter lane and shoulder closures with no anticipated 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 US Highway 395, from the junction of State Route 108 to 2 miles north of State Route 108, construction crews are widening the highway. Traffic may encounter up to 30-minute delays as vehicles are piloted through the active work zone, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  •  Chalfant Two-Way Left-Turn Lane Project – On US 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 will encounter lane closures with flaggers directing traffic. The maximum delay should be no longer than 20 minutes, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, and Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Inyo County:

  • South See Vee Signal Project – On State Route 168 west at the intersection of South See Vee Lane in Bishop, crews are installing a traffic signal and pedestrian facilities. Travelers may encounter lane closures with flaggers directing traffic. The maximum delay should be no longer than 5 minutes, Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and Friday, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. 

Kern County:

  • Walker Pass Thin Blanket Project – On State Route 178, 12.1 miles west of Inyokern, crews are removing the existing pavement and placing a new asphalt surface to extend the life of the roadbed. Travelers will encounter lane closures with flaggers directing traffic. The maximum delay should be no longer than 20 minutes, Monday through Thursday 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Friday 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.

  • 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 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  •  Summit OH Bridge Rail Project - On State Route 58, near Tehachapi on the east Tehachapi Boulevard overcrossing bridges, crews are replacing the bridge rails. There are lane closures with a slight detour 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

For work zone safety tips visit: http://beworkzonealert.com/work-zone-safety.html