LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The California Department of Transportation has scheduled a series of 55-hour weekend lane closures on the eastbound and westbound 60 Freeway between the 710 and 605 freeways.
The closures are part of a $107 million pavement rehabilitation project meant to extend the life of the existing lanes by a minimum of 40 years and improve ride quality.READ MORE: 3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run
The construction is ongoing Monday through Saturday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and an enforced speed limit of 50 mph is enforced throughout the work zone.
The 55-hour lane closures are limited to Friday through Monday, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., to minimize traffic impacts.
Lane replacement on westbound 60 Freeway between Paramount Boulevard and Atlantic Boulevard is scheduled for Friday, August 14, at 10 p.m. through Monday, August 17, at 5 a.m.READ MORE: LAPD Searching For 3 Men Suspected Of Posing As Construction Workers, Burglarizing Homes
Meanwhile, lane replacement of the freeway between Atlantic Boulevard and 710 Freeway is set for Friday, August 28, at 10 p.m. through Monday, August 31, at 5 a.m.
Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities.
Detour signs will be posted, and although the construction is not a full freeway closure, connectors and onramps will be affected.
Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to use alternate routes.MORE NEWS: Hideki Matsuyama Makes History As First Japanese Man To Win Golf Major
Real-time traffic information can be found at quickmap.dot.ca.gov.