15 PROJECT GIRDERS ARE “ON THE GO”
The heaviest concrete girders ever to be made in California will be “on the go” during the next few months, traveling at night from Perris to the Santa Ana River Bridge in Norco.
Crews will widen the massive Santa Ana River Bridge using 55 girders, some weighing more than 132 tons and measuring 175 feet long. The girders will make a three-hour trek with CHP escorts on southbound I-215 to westbound Murrieta Hot Springs Road, and then on northbound I-15 to Norco, a distance of about 61 miles.
The girder transport will occur intermittently on weeknights during off-peak hours, beginning at 1 a.m. Motorists can expect short traffic breaks and lane closures over the next few months until all 55 girders complete their journey to the project site.
NIGHTTIME RAMP CLOSURES ON I-15
A full closure on northbound 15 at Hidden Valley Pkwy. is scheduled next week.
The schedule is as follows:
|Monday, Aug. 26
10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
at Hidden Valley Pkwy.
|Exit at Hidden Valley Pkwy. and then re-enter northbound 15 at Hidden Valley Pkwy.|
|Wednesday, Aug. 28 –
Thursday, Aug. 29
8 p.m. to 4 a.m., nightly
El Cerrito Rd. on-rampNorthbound 15
Ontario Ave. on- & off-rampEB 91/ NB 15 Connector
|Use Cajalco Rd.
Use Magnolia Ave.
Intermittent lane reductions also are scheduled on northbound and southbound 15, between Weirick Rd. and State Route 60, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., weeknights. During lane reductions, at least one lane will remain open at all times.
Closures on northbound and southbound express lane connectors are also planned intermittently on weeknights.
NO CLOSURES LABOR DAY WEEKEND
There are no I-15 closures scheduled from Friday morning, Aug. 30 to Monday night, Sept. 2 in observance of the holiday weekend. Have a happy and safe Labor Day!
60 Swarm Pavement Rehabilitation Project: A full closure of eastbound State Route 60, between I-15 and the 60/91/215 interchange in Riverside, is scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 23. No closures are planned for the Labor Day weekend. For more information, visit www.60swarm.com.
Cajalco Rd. / I-15 Interchange Improvement Project: Alternating freeway lane and ramp closures are scheduled. Visit i15cajalco.com for closure information.
Limonite Ave / I-15 Interchange Improvement Project: For complete schedule and closure information, visit i15limonite.org .
Westbound 91 Express Lanes (OC): The westbound 91 Express Lanes in Orange County will be closed Friday, Aug. 23 at 10 p.m.. to Monday, Aug. 26 at 4 a.m. to prepare for new transponder technology. The #1 general purpose lane also will be closed nightly. The Riverside County segment of the 91 Express Lanes will remain open.