News Release-July 10,2023





Date:                Monday, July 10, 2023

District 7:        Los Angeles & Ventura Counties      

Contact:           Peter Jones, 213-500-6985




Full Freeway Closures on Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14)

Through Palmdale and Lancaster


LOS ANGELES COUNTYThe 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

Southbound SR-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


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”.