Nighttime construction-related lane closures are scheduled for next week in Palm Springs, Caltrans announced Thursday.
Crews are set to close two lanes in either direction between the Highway 111 interchange in Palm Springs and Pennsylvania Avenue in Beaumont from Sunday through Thursday, according to Emily Leinen, a Caltrans public information officer.
The contractor may decide to close three lanes on one side at a time if needed, which would bring traffic down to one lane, Leinen said.
The work is scheduled from 7 p.m.-6:30 a.m. and will occur in intervals within smaller segments of roadway, she said, and not along the entirety of the 20-mile chunk of interstate at once.
Caltrans did not release additional details regarding scheduling.
The eastbound 22nd Street on-ramp in Banning will again be closed during that time for paving.
Crews will restart daytime work in the center median between Eighth Street in Banning and Main Street in Cabazon on Monday. Work will be conducted from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. through Friday.
No daytime lane or ramp closures are planned, according to Caltrans.
The work is part of the I-10 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, also called the I-10 Tune-Up, which began in February. The construction project spanning nearly 20 miles, from Pennsylvania Avenue in Beaumont to the Highway 111 interchange in Palm Springs 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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