Watch for closures on 60 Freeway for repaving

Caltrans will close portions of the 60 Freeway from the 605 Freeway to the 57 Freeway for a pavement project.

Three eastbound lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 12 through Sept. 14. The carpool lane will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. those same days between 605 and Azusa Avenue.

Three westbound lanes between the 57 Freeway and Azusa Avenue will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m those same days. The westbound carpool lane will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Closures from Friday through Sunday , Sept. 14-Sept. 16 are as follows:

Up to three eastbound lanes from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. between the 605 and Azusa Avenue; the Seventh Avenue on-ramp from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.; the carpool lane from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. between Seventh Avenue and Hacienda Boulevard; the connector from the north-and southbound 605 to the eastbound 60 from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m.

During those days, up to three westbound lanes from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. between the 57 and Azusa Avenue; from 10 p.m. to 11 a.m. the Fairway Drive and Old Brea Canyon Road on-ramps will be closed; the carpool lane from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. from the southbound 57 and Nogales Street; the connector from the north- and southbound 57 to the westbound 60 from 11 p.m. to 10 a.m.

Detours will be posted.

The repavement project will cost $121.5 million and is expected to be completed by fall 2014.

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