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October 10th, 2022

SR-78 Lane Closures Near Glamis Begins Today

Date:        October 10, 2022

District:   District 11 — San Diego and Imperial Counties

Contact: Hayden.Manning@dot.ca.gov

Phone:    (619) 871-6716

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

El Centro, Calif — Caltrans maintenance crews will close State Route 78 (SR-78), near the community of Glamis, from Gecko Road to Ted Kipt Road Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for pavement work. Work is expect to continue through mid-November

Eastbound and westbound SR-78 traffic will be switched to a single open lane with highway worker flaggers using one-way traffic control. A pilot vehicle will escort motorists one direction at a time on the open lane. At no time will both lanes of the highway close.

Traffic delays up to 10 minutes are expected depending on traffic queues and motorists are advised to allow additional travel time to reach their destinations.

Travelers in the area are reminded to watch for highway workers and construction equipment and to Be Work Zone Alert.

The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, traffic incidents or other construction related reasons.

For real-time traffic information including traffic speed, lane, and road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, and more, go to http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

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