During heavy rains in January, mud and debris flows blocked drainage systems and washed out support slopes along the highway (post mile 28.0 to post mile 31.0) in the Cabin fire burn area.
To open the highway, Caltrans will rebuild washed out slopes and clear the sediment/debris basins and drains.
Expected work hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.Drought+#CabinFire+ElNiño= debris/water flows and washouts on #SanGabrielCynRd (SR39) (pm 28-30.0) in @Angeles_NF pic.twitter.com/vfhyT2qz36— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) February 3, 2016
No permitted access will be granted to the construction zone or locations beyond the closure during and after work hours.
The public and other interested parties should contact Caltrans District 7 Public Affairs and Media Relations at 213-897-3656 or visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/contactus/webform/?fch=gen
Questions about the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument (camping, hiking, trails, etc.)? http://www.fs.usda.gov/angeles or (626) 574-1613.
O’Donnell Construction Inc. of San Dimas, California was awarded this $2 million contract. This project is expected to finish in early April 2016. This contractor will make the initial repairs and respond to protect the highway in this section during heavy storms.