City News and Updates

Partial Southbound 605 Freeway Closure on Friday, January 10

As part of the ongoing construction activities for the SR-605 Freeway Soundwall Project, the Contractor will perform concrete slab replacement and other related work in the right two lanes. This activity requires a 55- hour two-lane closure of the southbound 605 Freeway between Washington Bl on/off ramps and Whittier Bl on/off ramps in the City of Whittier. In addition to the lane closures, the Whittier Bl on ramp to the southbound 605 will be closed and the Washington Bl (east) off ramp will be closed for construction ingress, egress and staging.

The two-lane closure will begin at 10pm on Friday, January 10, 2014 and continue through 5am Monday, January 13, 2014.

WHAT:

55-hour two-lane closure of southbound SR-605 freeway

WHEN:

Friday, January 10, 2014 starting at 10pm, continuing through 5am Monday, January 13, 2014.

WHERE:

Southbound 605 Freeway between Washington Bl on/off ramps and Whittier Bl on/off ramps in the City of Whittier.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

In addition to the two-lane closure, the Whittier Bl on ramp to the southbound 605 will be closed and the Washington Bl (east) off ramp will be closed for construction ingress, egress and staging.

Motorists in the area may experience significant travel delays during this period and are advised to allow extra time to complete their trips.

To help ensure safety, please exercise caution by observing the reduced speed limit signs and watch for highway workers in the construction area.