CALTRANS PUTS THE KIBOSH ON A TWENTYNINE PALMS ART PROJECT

Earlier this school year, a civic beautification idea was put forward in Twentynine Palms. The idea is still alive, but it has hit a snag. Reporter Dan Stork explains… A while back, a call went out to artistically-inclined students at Twentynine Palms High School about a public art project. Under

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DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR COMMENTS ON JOSHUA TREE HIGHWAY WORK

There’s only a few days left to register your opinion of a planned Caltrans project on the highway in Joshua Tree. Reporter Dan Stork tells you how to submit your comments… Caltrans is seeking public comment on planned improvements to Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. The plan calls for the

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CALTRANS PLANNING FOUR LEFT TURN POCKETS IN JOSHUA TREE

The California Department of Transportation, or CalTrans, is seeking comments on a planned road expansion and installation of left turn lanes at four locations in Joshua Tree. The two-way left turn lanes will be installed between Sherwood Avenue and Torres Avenue; Border Avenue and Rice Avenue; Coyote Valley Road and

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SIX-MONTH ROAD PROJECT STARTS ON STATE ROUTE 247

CalTrans has started work on Highway 247/Old Woman Springs Road. For at least the next six months, workers will be widening the shoulders and installing rumble strips from El Cortez Road in Yucca Valley to just north of Napa Road in Landers. Construction hours are between 6 p.m. and 6

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NEW LOWER SPEED LIMITS IN JOSHUA TREE

If you drive east on Highway 62 through Joshua Tree, you may have noticed a change in the speed limit signs. Last week CalTrans lowered the speed limit through Joshua Tree to 45 miles per hour. CalTrans spokesman Manuel Jabson said the new signs were installed last week. Now the

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CALTRANS WORK ON 62 BETWEEN I-10 AND INDIAN TO CAUSE DELAYS

CalTrans is working on Highway 62 from Indian Canyon Avenue to Interstate 10. The project involves repaving of the existing roadway, widening the existing inside shoulder from two to five feet, upgrading the metal beam guardrail and replacement of an existing dike. Lanes in each direction will be closed 6

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