Motorists traveling on Interstate 10 between Beaumont and Cabazon on Memorial Day weekend will be spared nighttime construction-related lane and ramp closures, but work is scheduled to start back up on Tuesday.
Crews are scheduled to close two of the four lanes in both directions between Pennsylvania Avenue in Beaumont and Main Street in Cabazon from Tuesday through Friday next week to pour cement and excavate segments of the roadway, according to Caltrans.
The eastbound 22nd Street on-ramp in Banning will again be shuttered during that time for paving.
Crews on Tuesday are scheduled to restart work in the center median between Eighth Street in Banning and Main Street in Cabazon. That work is scheduled from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Friday.
No daytime lane or ramp closures are planned at the moment, according to Caltrans.
The I-10 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, also called the I-10 Tune-Up, is a three-phase construction project spanning nearly 20 miles from Pennsylvania Avenue in Beaumont to the Highway 111 interchange in Palm Springs. Work is scheduled to conclude by the end of 2022.
The I-10 Tune-Up includes replacing guardrails, repaving lanes Nos. 3 and 4, replacing slabs in lanes Nos. 1 and 2 and upgrading various on-ramps and off-ramps to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The $210 million project is predominately funded by the state gas tax and the remainder through federal funds, as well as a sliver of additional state funding, according to Caltrans.
Temporary crossover lanes will be constructed at times to allow for crews to work behind barriers in the middle of the roadway, which will include thinner-than-traditional lane widths. The speed limit will be reduced to 60 mph.
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