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FULL CLOSURES AHEAD: NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND I-15 AT CAJALCO

Post Date:06/21/2019 3:27 PM

Public Works Press Release

For Immediate Release
June 21, 2019

FULL CLOSURES AHEAD: NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND I-15 AT CAJALCO
Saturday, June 29 to Sunday, June 30

PLEASE NOTE:  Closures will start at 7 p.m. on Cajalco Road & then open by 10 a.m.

CORONA, CA– The City of Corona Public Works Department, in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), has scheduled the demolition of the old I-15/Cajalco Road Bridge as part of the I-15/Cajalco Road Interchange Improvement Project. This work will require overnight full closures on the I-15 to safely demolish the bridge Saturday, June 29 through Sunday, June 30.

CLOSURE HOURS & LOCATIONS:

Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30
7 p.m. to 10 a.m.
Cajalco Rd Bridge and Cajalco Rd will be CLOSED between Temescal Canyon Rd and Bedford Canyon Rd.

Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30
8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Northbound and Southbound I-15 on and off ramps at Cajalco Rd
Northbound off ramp at El Cerrito Rd
Southbound on ramp at El Cerrito Rd
Northbound on ramp at Weirick Rd/Dos Lagos Dr
Southbound off ramp at Weirick Rd/Dos Lagos Dr

Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30
9 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Northbound I-15 and Southbound I-15 from El Cerrito Rd to Weirick Rd/Dos Lagos Dr

Regional and local detours will be placed to divert traffic from the work area. Commuters are encouraged to plan ahead and expect delays. Click here to view closure detour maps.

The I-15/Cajalco Road Interchange Improvement Project features the reconstruction of the interchange located on Interstate 15 (I-15) at Cajalco Road from Temescal Canyon Road to Bedford Canyon Road. The $45 million-dollar investment includes the widening of Cajalco Road from a two-lane bridge to a six-lane overcrossing bridge with a new alignment north of the bridge. In addition, the bridge will include a striped median, outside shoulders and a sidewalk on the southern side.

“It is an exciting day in Corona to see this important phase of the project come to completion,” said Public Works Director, Nelson Nelson. “The improvements will increase the capacity of the bridge and ramps in order to reduce congestion and accommodate projected growth in the area. We look forward to the completion of the entire road system estimated for Fall 2019.  The landscaping and hardscaping will be completed shortly afterwards.”

For more project and detour information, please visit the project webpage at www.i15Cajalco.com.

Cajalco Closures

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit www.CoronaCA.gov.

Media Contact
Nelson Nelson
Public Works Director, City of Corona
(951) 736-2266
Nelson.Nelson@CoronaCA.gov

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