60 Freeway ‘Summer Slam’ Underway; Drivers Warned

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (KTLA) — The first of four weekend closures on the Pomona Freeway between Fullerton Road and Nogales Street was in full swing on Saturday.

The so-called “Summer Slam” started Friday night and was expected to last 55-hours, Caltrans officials said.

During the first round of repairs, three westbound lanes were closed.

An estimated 200,000 vehicles travel on the 60 Freeway daily in each direction, according to Caltrans.

But officials warned drivers to find alternate routes, to avoid major delays.

Below is a schedule of the closures released by Caltrans:

Friday, July 12, at 10 p.m. – Monday, July 15, at 5 a.m

Three lanes of westbound SR-60 closed
Northbound SR-57 to westbound SR-60 connector closed
Brea Canyon Road, Fairway Drive, Nogales Street and Fullerton Road on-ramps closed
Nogales Street and Fullerton Road off-ramps closed

Friday, July 26, at 10 p.m. – Monday, July 29, at 5 a.m.

Two lanes of westbound SR-60 closed
Northbound SR-57 to westbound SR-60 connector closed
Brea Canyon Road, Fairway Drive, Nogales Street and Fullerton Road on-ramps closed
Nogales Street and Fullerton Road off-ramps closed

Friday, August 9, at 10 p.m. – Monday, August 12, at 5 a.m.

Three lanes of eastbound SR-60 closed
Hacienda Boulevard, Azusa Avenue, Fullerton Road and south Nogales Street on-ramps closed
Fullerton Road and Nogales Street off-ramps closed

Friday, August 23, at 10 p.m. – Monday, August 26, at 5 a.m.

Two lanes of eastbound SR-60 closed
Hacienda Boulevard, Azusa Avenue, Fullerton Road and south Nogales Street on-ramps closed
Fullerton Road and Nogales Street off-ramps closed

For more information call 511 or log on to Caltrans’ quick map.

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