Overnight Caltrans Closures to Affect Motorists on Two Freeways

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Caltrans plans to close Los Angeles-area freeways this week and next week for improvements.

The Terminal Island (47) Freeway will be shut down from 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. tonight through Thursday between Gaffey Street and Harbor Boulevard for pavement rehabilitation, Caltrans officials said. The Vincent Thomas Bridge will remain open in both directions, officials said.

Various sections of the roadway will be repaired as part of a $1.1 million project scheduled to last through October 1.

Caltrans crews also will close lanes of the Long Beach (710) Freeway between Atlantic Boulevard and the Pomona (60) Freeway overnights starting next week.

Between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday up to four northbound lanes from Atlantic Boulevard to the Santa Ana (5) Freeway will be closed as well as the Atlantic/Bandini boulevards and Washington Boulevard offramp and the Atlantic Boulevard onramp and the connector road from the northbound Long Beach Freeway to the northbound Santa Ana Freeway.

Up to four lanes of the southbound 710 could be closed from the Santa Ana Freeway to Atlantic Boulevard as well as the Washington Boulevard onramps and offramps, The Atlantic Boulevard onramp and the Atlantic/Bandini boulevards offramp.

The 710 Freeway closures Friday will last from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday and from 7 p.m. Saturday to 12 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

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