2012-05-24 / Front Page

Highway 49 South closure occurs on Thursday

A Caltrans blasting operation will close Highway 49 South from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday.

The work will close the highway between Silva and Allred roads. The project is designed to widen and increase safety on the section of highway. A detour will be available during the closure period.

"It's a full closure, but crews may let motorists through at times," Caltrans spokeswoman Angela Deprato said.

The photo with this news item shows a Caltrans blasting operation on State Route 2 in the San Gabriel Mountains in 2010.

Photo credit: Caltrans

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