The State Route 58 Hinkley Expressway Project, a $201 million project which is being completed by Skanska will be opening Thursday, March 23rd. The project to widen and realign the SR-58 began in June 2015 and will be making the two-lane highway into a four-lane expressway. The project is also constructing two interchanges on Hinkley and Lenwood Roads.
The westbound SR-58 traffic from the existing SR-58 will open to the new alignment on the SR-58 Hinkley Expressway on Thursday, March 23. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) officials said that at that time both eastbound and westbound traffic will be active on the new SR-58 Expressway. Caltrans spokesman Philip Havins said that once this new pattern is established the existing SR-58 will be closed. “There will be no access from Lenwood Road northbound to westbound SR-58 until July 2017,” Havins said in the news release.
Caltrans is advising motorists to use alternative routes. The majority of the project should be complete by summer 2017.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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