Caltrans, Public Invited to May 2 City Council Meeting

La Cañada Flintridge motorists affected by ramp and lane closures because of the California Department of Transportation’s work on a pavement rehabilitation project on the 210 Freeway surface can learn more and share their thoughts at a City Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. The city has invited Caltrans representatives, who attended a previous meeting, to return to this May 2 meeting.
They likely will discuss the ongoing project in which Caltrans will close one lane of the eastbound 210 Freeway from Ocean View Boulevard to Lincoln Avenue as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. The lane closure will remain in effect through winter 2017 and is necessary as crews begin to replace the pavement along the freeway.
Along with the lane closure, long-term ramp closures will be taking place:
• Eastbound Berkshire Place on-ramp and Arroyo Boulevard off-ramp will be closed beginning Monday, April 24, through June.
• Westbound Ocean View Boulevard on-ramp and La Crescenta Avenue off-ramp will be closed through June.
Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to plan ahead, use alternate routes, avoid the area or use public transit. Motorists can check traffic conditions before they leave by visiting the Caltrans Quickmap at quickmap.dot.ca.gov.
The 210 Freeway is a major thoroughfare, serving commuters between Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. As a result of heavy use, the road has experienced extensive wear. The closures are part of a $148.5-million pavement rehabilitation project in both directions of 210 Freeway in the cities of Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena.
Once the project is completed in 2018 the new surface will provide a smoother drive for motorists, reduce time required for maintenance, and minimize the need for further lane closures.

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