Slope stabilization work to shut down 14 Freeway

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2Estimated to be completed in spring 2008, the project will increase hillside stability, protect the roadway and improve safety. ACTON – Both sides of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway will be shut down early Sunday in the Acton area while crews work to stabilize an adjacent slope. The California Department of Transportation plans the closure at Escondido Canyon Road on the southbound side from 4 to 9 a.m. and on the northbound lanes from 5 to 9 a.m. Information about the closures and detours will be posted on electronic message signs. The Highway Patrol will help manage traffic. The closure is in relation to a slope stabilization project above Route 14 between Soledad Canyon and Escondido Canyon roads. The $12.6 million project involves cutting back the slope and installing retention systems using cable net or wire mesh. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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