Weekend Traffic: Storm forces Glendora to close roads

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Glendora residents are evacuating their homes as a second storm creeps in on Southern California. Experts say the rain may create mudslides, which city and county officials fear will create safety hazards in the 2,000-acre steep terrain where the Colby Fire burned in January. 

As a precaution, the Los Angeles County Public Works Department announced the following road closures:

  • Old San Gabriel Canyon Road from the Azusa city boundary to the Angeles National Forest
  • Glendora Mountain Road from Big Dalton Road to East Fork Road in the Angeles National Forest
  • Glendora Ridge Road from Mount Baldy to Glendora Mountain Road, also in the Angeles National Forest
  • Bouquet Canyon Road will be closed in Agua Dulce from Big Oaks Lodge to two miles north of Vasquez Canyon Road at 1 a.m. Friday

The closures will be in effect until the storm passes. 

Despite the rain, a number of lane and connector closures are scheduled through the weekend. Here's where: 

West County Connectors
  • I-405, I-605, SR-22: These freeways and surrounding ramps and streets regularly see night closures throughout the week and in some cases into the weekend. Read More
  • Freeway Closure: Caltrans will completely close the southbound 5 Freeway from Carmenita Road to Valley View Avenue beginning Monday and continuing through Saturday morning. The nightly closures will be in effect from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at Pioneer Boulevard: The southbound 5 off-ramp at Pioneer Boulevard/Imperial Highway will be permanently closed through April 2014. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at Imperial Highway: The northbound 5 off-ramp at Imperial Highway is permanently closed. Read More
  • Connector Closure: The southbound I-605 connector to southbound I-5 will be closed nightly from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorists can continue on southbound I-605 to eastbound SR-91 to southbound I-5. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at Central: The Central on-ramp to the eastbound 91 Freeway will be closed through 10 p.m. Wednesday. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at Arlington: The Arlington on-ramp to the westbound 91 Freeway will be closed through 9 p.m. Wednesday. Read More
  • Ramp and Lane Closures: The 57 Freeway regularly sees a number of ramp and lane closures for the Orange County Transportation Authority's widening project. Read More
  • Freeway Closure: The 405 Freeway experiences nightly closures at various locations in Los Angeles. Read More
  • Connector and Ramp Closures: Caltrans will close one lane of the northbound U.S. 101 to southbound 110 and southbound U.S. 101 to northbound 110 connectors for approximately four months beginning in late January. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at Olympic Boulevard: On-ramp closed at 710 SB at Olympic Blvd. for long-term bridge construction until 2014. Read More
  • Lane Closure: Lane closure at New Dock Street to Henry Ford Blvd. on 47 north and south for bridge work until 2014. Read More
  • Ramp Closure at New Dock Street: On-ramp closed at EB/WB New Dock Street on Northbound 47 for bridge demolition until 2014. Read More
  • Lane Closure: The north and southbound 215 will be affected by two lane changes and ramp closures between Mccall Boulevard and Scott Road until 2014. Read More
Road Closure
  • South Firestone Boulevard: Caltrans will fully close South Firestone Boulevard in both directions from Rosecrans Avenue to just south of Silverbow Avenue through April 2014. Read More
  • Myrtle Avenue: Myrtle Avenue will be closed just north of Duarte Road near the railroad crossing for approximately four months. Read More
Metro and Metrolink Alerts
  • Bus Detour in Hollywood: With the closing of Hollywood/Highland Station on Oscar Sunday, the Metro Red Line subway trains will pass through the Hollywood/Highland Station without stopping. There will be no public access to Hollywood/Highland Station. Detour at Hollywood/Vine Station and transfer to nearby bus service or walk. Read More
  • Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus: Due to Expo Line Phase II construction, Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus will temporarily close a number of Route 5 and Route 12 stops until further notice. Read More
Bike Route Alerts
  • Coyote Creek Bike Path: Coyote Creek bike paths will be closed from Alondra Boulevard to Artesia Boulevard until May 2015. Read More
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