Date: Monday, July 10, 2023
District 7: Los Angeles & Ventura Counties
Contact: Peter Jones, 213-500-6985
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Full Freeway Closures on Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14)
Through Palmdale and Lancaster
LOS ANGELES COUNTY–The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled FULL Freeway Closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster. The closures are necessary to perform pavement replacement work that will extend the life of the existing lanes by a minimum of 40 years and improve ride quality. Currently, construction work is Monday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Friday through Saturday, 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. to minimize traffic impacts.
Closures are as follows:
Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14
Lane Replacement between Avenue N and Palmdale Boulevard
Pavement grinding work will be on-going on Northbound SR-14
Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and grinding associated with construction activities. Detour signs will be posted. This is a Full Freeway Closure, connectors and onramps will be affected. Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to use alternate routes. Real time traffic information can be found at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
The project cost is estimated at $164 million. Atkinson Construction of Irvine, California is the contractor.
Caltrans reminds drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and to “Move Over”.