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Freeway closures in Lancaster, Palmdale


Through Saturday, June 3

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled full freeway closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14) between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster.

The closures are necessary to perform pavement replacement work that will extend the life of the existing lanes by a minimum of 40 years and improve ride quality. Currently, construction work is Monday through Friday, 9 pm to 6 am to minimize traffic impacts.

Closures are as follows:

Through tonight– Northbound SR-14: Lane Replacement between Palmdale Boulevard and Avenue N.

Through Saturday morning–Northbound SR-14: Lane Replacement between Avenue N and Avenue.

Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and grinding associated with construction activities. Detour signs will be posted. This is a Full Freeway Closure, connectors and onramps will be affected. Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to use alternate routes. Real time traffic information can be found at .

The project cost is estimated at $164 million. Atkinson Construction of Irvine, California is the contractor.

Caltrans reminds drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and to “Move Over”.