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Temporary 91 Freeway Closure Between Imperial And Weir Canyon On Sunday Morning, Oct.23
Caltrans also announces 91 freeway partial lane closures the week of Oct. 24
ANAHEIM, CA - (October 21, 2011) - Please be advised all lanes of the 91 freeway between Imperial Hwy. and Weir Canyon Rd. will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 12:30 – 7:30 a.m. due to planned work by the City of Anaheim. High voltage power lines that span the freeway are being relocated as underground utilities. The closure is required to remove the overhead lines. The closure includes the 91 Express lanes in both directions.

Changeable Message Signs will be in place to alert motorists of the construction activity and available detours. Dates and times may change due to unforeseen operational factors or inclement weather.

Closure information and recommended detour routes are as follows:

CLOSED: Eastbound SR-91 from Imperial Hwy. to Weir Canyon Rd., all lanes, including 91 Express lanes.

DETOUR: Exit at Imperial Hwy., right at Imperial Hwy., left on Santa Ana Canyon Rd., left on Weir Canyon Rd. to eastbound 91 on-ramp.

CLOSED: Westbound SR-91 from Weir Canyon Rd. to Imperial Hwy., all lanes, including 91 Express lanes.

DETOUR: Exit at Weir Canyon Rd., right at Weir Canyon Rd., left on La Palma Ave., left on Imperial Hwy. to westbound 91 on-ramp

CLOSED: Eastbound and westbound loop on-ramps at Imperial Hwy. to SR-91 will be closed. Changeable Message Signs and detour route signs will be in place.

In addition Caltrans has announced partial lane closures Monday-Friday, Oct. 24-28, due to construction work. Detour signs will be provided.

--From 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. the eastbound SR-91 (lanes #3 and #4) from Imperial Hwy. and Weir Canyon Rd. will be closed.

--From 11:59 p.m. – 4 a.m. Weir Canyon Rd. between northbound Weir Canyon on-ramp to westbound SR-91, and southbound Weir Canyon Rd. on-ramp to eastbound SR-91 will be closed. Either northbound or southbound Weir Canyon Rd. will be closed. Freeway ramps on respective side of Weir Canyon Rd. will also not be accessible.

For more information please call the Caltrans Public Information Line at (949) 724-2000, or visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist12/sr91_widening.htm

Media Contact: Ruth Ruiz 714.765.5060more city news


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