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HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEK

The Town of Yucca Valley will be performing maintenance on the medians along Highway 62 in Old Town April 7 and 8. On Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the number 1 lanes in both eastbound and westbound directions will be closed from Kickapoo Trail to Inca Trail. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the number 1 lanes in both eastbound and westbound directions will be closed from Inca Trail to Deer Trail.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION STARTS MONDAY ON MORONGO GRADE

CalTrans will start grinding and repaving Highway 62 in Morongo Valley the week of February 24 through the 27, weather permitting. Eastbound lanes of the highway will be closed from Indian Canyon Road (at the bottom of the grade) to Hess Boulevard (at the top of the grade) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. February 24 and 25. Westbound lanes will be closed from Hess Boulevard to Indian Canyon Road February 26 and 27. Traffic will be diverted to the opposite direction of travel during the closures, with one lane in each direction, and cones separating the two lanes. If there are any issues due to weather or construction, the work may be extended to February 28. Motorists are urged to use caution while driving through the work zone; speed limits will be lowered to 25 miles per hour.

MAJOR WORK ON THE MORONGO GRADE STARTS MONDAY

CalTrans will start grinding and repaving Highway 62 in Morongo Valley the week of February 24 through the 27, weather permitting. Eastbound lanes of the highway, going up the grade, will be closed from Indian Canyon Road (at the bottom of the grade) to Hess Boulevard (at the top of the grade) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. February 24 and 25. Westbound lanes, going down the grade, will be closed from Hess Boulevard to Indian Canyon Road February 26 and 27. Traffic will be diverted to the opposite direction of travel during the closures, with one lane in each direction, and cones separating the two lanes. If there are any issues due to weather or construction, the work may be extended to February 28. Motorists are urged to use caution while driving through the work zone; speed limits will be lowered to 25 miles per hour.

STATE ROUTE 247 TO BE CLOSED FOR 2 ½ DAYS AT THE END OF MARCH

A portion of State Route 247—Old Woman Springs Road—will be closed for a concrete overlay project for two-and-a-half days at the end of March. The highway will be completely closed in both directions from Bessemer Mine Road, on the north end of Landers, to Camp Rock Road in Lucerne Valley, from 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, and re-opening 6 a.m. Monday, April 1. There are no detours planned. Morongo Basin motorists will have to find alternate routes if they need to travel to Lucerne Valley and beyond.

STREET PAVING TODAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The City of Twentynine Palms’ Public Works Department has some street closures for this week for street paving. Today (Thursday, March 7) Copper Mountain Road, from Highway 62 to Foothill Drive will be closed. Please use alternate routes during this time. For further information, please contact Public Works at 760-367-ROAD.