Caltrans reopened the 210 Freeway within the east San Gabriel Valley on Tuesday morning, July 25, ending a five-day work closure that started on Wednesday, July 20.
That closure first shut down the westbound facet of the freeway and the northern portion of the 605 Freeway.
Caltrans was repairing a 50-year-old concrete bridge spanning the San Gabriel River, requiring closure of all westbound lanes between Irwindale Avenue and the 605 interchange.
Caltrans reopened the 210 Freeway at 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, between Irwindale Avenue and the 605 Freeway after finishing the primary part of labor on the bridge over the San Gabriel River. (Photograph by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Each day Information/SCNG)
The closure prompted lengthy delays for commuters — primarily motorists and truckers from japanese L.A. County and the Inland Empire, driving the popular route heading into Irwindale, Duarte, Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley.
Based on some reviews, site visitors was almost stopped from the 1.3-mile closure in Irwindale to the 57 Freeway. The bridge restore work additionally shut down the connector from the northbound 605 to the eastbound 210, jamming site visitors for a mile as much as the northern terminus.
On Monday night time, as a way to end repairing the bridge, Caltrans closed all lanes of the freeway. The whole closure of the 210 between Irwindale Avenue and the 605 Freeway interchange began at 10 p.m. and continued by way of 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.
This seven-hour closure was mandatory for employees to take away tools and restripe the lanes, officers mentioned.