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Nighttime Closures Planned for Hwy 99, California Avenue

Freeway lane & ramp closures scheduled

The northbound State Route 99-to-eastbound State Route 58 connector ramp will be closed Thursday night, August 20, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The closure is needed to re-stripe the roadway in advance of future freeway construction.

During the closure, northbound-to-eastbound traffic will continue north to the California Avenue exit, and then return southbound on State Route 99 to connect with eastbound State Route 58.

Nighttime lane closures have been scheduled for southbound State Route 99 between Belle Terrace and Ming Avenue from Sunday, August 23 through Thursday, August 27. The two outside lanes are expected to be closed each night between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. while the contractor clears the slope in this area.

A nighttime lane closure has also been scheduled for Sunday night, August 23, on California Avenue. This closure is expected to be in place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., and will affect all eastbound lanes between Marella Way and Easton Drive.

The closure is needed to grade falsework for the future Centennial Corridor bridge crossing. Eastbound motorists can use Stockdale Highway or Truxtun Avenue to detour around the California Avenue work area. 

Construction schedules may be changed without notice due to unforeseen circumstances. The Thomas Roads Improvement Program apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause the traveling public.