Contact: Peter Jones, 213-500-6985, Peter.Jones@dot.ca.gov
Full Freeway Closures on Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) Through Palmdale and Lancaster
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled FULL Freeway Closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster. The closures are necessary to perform pavement replacement work that will extend the life of the existing lanes by a minimum of 40 years and improve ride quality. Currently, construction work is Monday through Friday, 9 pm to 6 am to minimize traffic impacts.
Closures are as follows:
Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, June 2 from 9 pm to 6 am - Northbound SR-14: Lane Replacement between Palmdale Boulevard and Avenue N.
Friday, June 2 at 10 pm – Saturday, June 3 at 7 am - Northbound SR-14: Lane Replacement between Avenue N and Avenue.
Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and grinding associated with construction activities. Detour signs will be posted. This is a Full Freeway Closure, connectors and onramps will be affected. Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to use alternate routes. Real time traffic information can be found at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ .
The project cost is estimated at $164 million. Atkinson Construction of Irvine, California is the contractor.
Caltrans reminds drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and to “Move Over”.