Written by AARON CASTREJON
UPDATE, June 29, 7:25 a.m.: Caltrans announced this closure has been rescheduled to July 20 through July 26.
IRWINDALE – A 126-hour closure of the westbound 210 freeway in Irwindale is scheduled for mid-July, Caltrans announced recently.
The closure is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 13 at 11 p.m. and end Tuesday, July 19 at 4 a.m.,
West 210 freeway from Irwindale Avenue to the 605 freeway
Westbound 210 on ramps at Irwindale Avenue
Connector to the south 605 from the west 210
Connector from the north 605 to the east 210, according to Caltrans
Westbound traffic in the closure area will be diverted to the eastbound side, which will be converted to three lanes in both directions, according to Caltrans.
Crews will be involved in upgrading the San Gabriel River bridge hinges, railings and strengthening bridge decks as part of a $30 million project. $1.7 million of the funding comes from SB 1 funds via the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
“Caltrans advises motorists to expect delays, seek alternate routes or use public transportation on the Metro L Line (Gold) or Metrolink during the closures,’ according to Caltrans in a written statement.