Construction crews have been laboring around the clock to partially reopen about 50 miles of Interstate 10 through the California desert that was closed when flash flooding damaged several bridges.
The main highway connecting California and Arizona, which has been closed since flash flooding damaged several bridges, will reopen to limited traffic Friday, transportation officials said.
A local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.
Local civil rights leaders met Monday with CHP Deputy Commissioner Ramona Prieto in an impromptu gathering outside the agency’s downtown headquarters.
Officials said a 69-year-old woman was killed Saturday when she was struck by a big rig on the I-10 in Beaumont.
The California Highway Patrol, along with seven other state law enforcement agencies across the country, will increase traffic safety operations along Interstate 10 over the Labor Day weekend.
A 14-mile stretch of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes along Interstate 10 Freeway will open to drivers on Saturday.
City officials met with Metro, Caltrans, and other organizations Thursday to discuss preparation plans for “Carmageddon II”.
Riverside County announced a traffic relief measure for drivers stuck in traffic on Interstate 10 at the San Gorgonio Pass.