EL CENTRO — Caltrans Maintenance crews will close State Route 98 (SR-98) in Imperial County between County Road S-2 (Imperial Highway) and Drew Road Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day for a pavement preservation project.
Detours and traffic alerts are posted. Vehicles traveling on westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) will be directed to State Route 111 to reach Calexico. Vehicles traveling on eastbound SR-98 will be directed to Dogwood Road to reach I-8.
A flagger will assist local residents with entering and exiting the areas near the work zone. Motorists can expect delays and are reminded to slow down when driving through highway work zones.
The work is scheduled in daytime hours to ensure that the pavement materials set properly.
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