A view of the new inside travel lanes on I-10 westbound, between Transcontinental Drive and Veterans Memorial Boulevard. (DOTD)
FOX 8 received this news release from the Dept. of Transportation and Development Monday evening:
Work on Interstate 10 will require overnight lane closures this week.
Monday April 8, from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., the left lane of I-10 eastbound will be closed between Veterans Memorial Boulevard and Clearview Parkway. Construction crews plan to place new asphalt on I-10 eastbound.
Tuesday, April 9, from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., the right lane of I-10 eastbound will be closed while crews remove existing light poles from the Transcontinental Drive overpass.
All planned construction activities are weather-dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your continued patience during this construction program.
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