By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Source: Caltrans District 8 (Information)
Picture: Caltrans District 8 (Courtesy)
San Bernardino County, California: Motorists traveling up to the high desert for New Year’s Eve celebrations should be ready for potential traffic as southbound and northbound Interstate 15 will be closed from Oak Hill Road to Bear Valley Road beginning at 12:00 p.m. PT on Saturday, December 31st, 2022.
In a press release from Caltrans District 8, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work to rehabilitate 59 miles of lane, ramps, and drainage systems on Interstate 15 (I-15) in San Bernardino County.
The project spans from Oak Hill Road in Hesperia to just south of Bear Valley Road in Victorville; weather permitting.
Emergency closures due to weather; Saturday, December 31 beginning at 12:00 noon to Sunday, January 1 at 6:00 a.m. (PT).
Due to rain and possible flooding, the following closures will take place throughout the construction zone. Watch for signage. (Days and hours are subject to change due to changes in weather.)
NB and SB I-15 lane #1 will be closed from Oak Hill Road to Bear Valley Road.
Be alert: Work trucks entering and exiting from center median. To avoid delays, use SR-138 to SR-18 in Phelan back to I-15 as a detour. Please use caution and remember to reduce your speed when approaching and driving through the construction zones.
More information can be found at the following Caltrans District 8 website: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Emergency-Closures-Due-to-Weather-I-15-Pavement-Rehab—Hesperia-to-Victorville—12-31-1-1.html?soid=1134370886222&aid=tlwJQOxEhdU
Please drive with caution through the area; Slow For The Cone Zone; and have a safe, responsible, healthy and fun New Year 2023.