Lanes to Close on I-5 between Frazier Park and Pyramid Lake

This is a press release from Caltrans, on I-5 lane closures May 6-11.

Closures for I-5 Pavement Improvement Project
Vista Del Lago Road to Kern County Line

Gorman — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to
close multiple lanes of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in north Los Angeles
County as part of a $100.1 million pavement improvement project between
Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line.

Motorists should expect multiple simultaneous closures in different
locations within the limits listed. Closures will be signed well in
advance.

For the safety of the construction crew and motorists, please be attentive
to closures, slow for the cone zone, and move over one lane where possible.

Lane closure information for this and other freeway projects is available
on the Caltrans website: http://www.lcswebreports.dot.ca.gov/lcswebreports/

Closure Dates: Sunday, May 6, to Friday, May 11

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§Northbound I-5 between Vista Del Lago Rd. and Frazier Mountain Park
Rd.
One lane: One lane may be closed at any time.
Up to two lanes: Midnight to noon.

§Southbound I-5 between Frazier Mountain Park Rd. and Vista Del Lago
Rd.
One lane: One lane may be closed at any time.
Up to two lanes: 11 p.m. to noon.

About the Project

This project will replace slabs in both directions of I-5 between the Vista
Del Lago Road overcrossing and the Kern County Line, a distance of 15.4
miles.

The two outside lanes and outside shoulder will be completely replaced, and
damaged pavement slabs will be replaced in the inside lanes. Additionally,
the project will update drainage features, upgrade the wooden guardrail
posts to metal, add post mile signage, widen the inside shoulders, replace
broken approach and departure slabs, and repave ramps.

This $100.1 million project, which will be completed in mid-2015, will
extend the life of the pavement, reduce maintenance costs and closures, and
provide a smoother ride for motorists. The contractor is Griffith/Coffman
Joint Venture of Brea, Calif.

Most of the construction will be completed at night to minimize
inconvenience to motorists, though there will be some work during the day.

This is part of the May 04, 2012 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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