The California Department of Transportation has announced a new ramp closures on the Interstate 5 between Vista Del Lago Road and the Kern County line, as part of their slab replacement project.
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In an attempt to improve road quality on the Interstate 5, the California Department of Transportation is replacing slabs.
“This $100.1 million project, which will be completed in mid-2015, will extend the life of the pavement, reduce maintenance costs and closures, and provide a smoother ride for motorists,” according to a Caltrans press release.slabs in both directions between Vista Del Lago Rd. near Pyramid Lake and Kern County.
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the southbound Vista Del Lago Rd. off-ramp opened.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, the southbound Vista Del Lago Rd. on-ramp will open at 10 a.m.
On Friday, Nov. 15, the southbound Smokey Bear Road off-ramp will close at 1 a.m.
On Saturday, Nov. 16, the same off-ramp will reopen at 11:30 a.m.
While the Smokey Bear off-ramp is closed, the Vista Del Lago ramp can be used as a detour.
Detours will be posted. Electronic message signs on the freeway will alert motorists to the ramp closures well in advance.
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Source: Santa Clarita News