Monday, December 19, 2011

Westbound SR-60 Closed Monday Night for Bridge Demo

The westbound Pomona Freeway (SR-60) will be closed late Monday night through early Tuesday morning (December 19-20) to continue demolition of the Paramount Boulevard bridge. Details:

Westbound SR-60: All lanes will be closed from 11 p.m. on 12/19 to 5 a.m. on 12/20 from San Gabriel Boulevard to Paramount Boulevard.

Eastbound SR-60: Two lanes will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. on 12/19, and three (of four) lanes will be closed at midnight from Wilcox Avenue to Paramount Boulevard. All lanes will be open at 5 a.m. on 12/20.

Ramps: The northbound Paramount Boulevard on-ramp to westbound SR-60 is closed temporarily. The southbound Paramount Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound SR-60 is closed indefinitely. All other ramps are open.

Closures are subject to change. Detours will be signed.

The closures are part of a construction project that is replacing the Paramount Boulevard bridge, which was damaged December 14 after a tanker truck caught fire on eastbound SR-60 at Paramount Boulevard.

The latest freeway traffic information can be obtained on the Caltrans website ( by accessing the Quickmaps feature under ‘Highlights.’

Photo: Crews demolish the eastbound side the Paramount Boulevard bridge over SR-60.