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Posted on: July 17, 2020

MA: Road Construction Update - Week of July 20 - 26


1 - Pearblossom Highway from the California Aqueduct bridge to Valley Springs Road

Full closure of Pearblossom Hwy. from the California Aqueduct bridge to Valley Springs Road, for roadway reconstruction work, starting June 12, 2020 and continuing through November 2020. The existing traffic control and lane closures set up on the south side of Pearblossom Hwy. from 45th St East to 55th St East will remain in place while work in that segment is completed.

Upcoming intersection closure: 40th St. East and  Pearblossom Hwy. intersection will be closed to all movements for reconstruction work starting on Monday, July 13 and continuing through Friday, July 24.   Drivers can use Avenue S / Avenue S-8 and 47th Street East as the 40th St. East intersection detour.  Detour signs will be posted.

While Pearblossom Hwy. is closed, passenger vehicles will be detoured to Avenue S at Sierra Hwy. and Fort Tejon Rd. Local access will be provided to residents in the construction area, as needed and as construction permits. Travelers/commuters are advised to expect delays and to take alternate routes where possible. Avenue R, Avenue S, Palmdale Blvd/SR-138, Avenue P, or Avenue M are alternate east/west routes through the City to consider. Trucks must stay on designated truck routes (Palmdale Blvd/SR-138, Avenue P, and Avenue M are east/west truck routes). Avenue S and Avenue R are not designated truck routes.  A map of the City’s truck routes can be found at:

For additional information, please visit the project website at

Any questions please call (855) 211-2200 or email to

2 –  Division Street at Avenue R-2

Intermittent lane closures North bound for utility work.

3 – Avenue S from 57th Street East to Rockie Lane

Intermittent lane closures for utility conduit installation.

4 – 35th Street East from Palmdale Boulevard to Avenue Q-12

Intermittent lane and shoulder closures for street improvements and traffic signal construction at Avenue Q-10.

5 – Rancho Vista Boulevard from 15th Street West to 30th Street West - new traffic pattern east bound Rancho Vista Boulevard

Right lane closure east bound on Rancho Vista Boulevard for the demo and replacement of all existing corner ramps from 15th St. West to 30th St. West. The intersections of 15th St. West, Dunbar St., Riverbend St., 22nd St. West, 23rd St. West, Mesa Lane, 28th St. West and 30th St. West will be impacted and may have either lane closures or be temporarily closed during the construction of the sidewalk ramps. There will also be traffic signal modification work at 20th St. West and at 25th St. West including the installation of new traffic signal poles. The traffic signals at these locations will be on red flash (four way stop) at times during this work. Please use alternate routes if possible and expect delays.

6 – 50th Street West from Avenue N to Avenue N-8

Lane closures on 50th St. West for street improvements. Access to Arnie Quinones Park will be closed for about 4 to 6 weeks for construction of the street improvements in front of the park.


7 – 40th Street East and Palmdale Boulevard

Full Closure of 40th Street East, North of Palmdale Blvd. for street and utility work.  Use alternate routes.

8 – Pearblossom Highway from 45th Street East to 55th Street East

Segment 3 Stage 2 reconstruction work on the south side of the roadway will continue. One lane of travel for each direction will be provided on the north side of the roadway. Please follow traffic control and expect delays.

For more information, call the public works department at 267-5300.

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