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Gilman Springs Road to close at night for resurfacing project

May 30, 2019

Gilman Springs Road to close at night for resurfacing project

Project rehabilitates nine miles of roadway between SR-60 and SR-79 during nighttime work

Gilman Springs Road, a major traffic artery between Highway 60 and the San Jacinto Valley, will be closed periodically at night for about two months as crews complete a resurfacing project.

The nighttime closures begin the week of June 3 and work will be completed sometime in July. Motorists can use a detour that takes them from Highway 79 through Lamb Canyon onto Highway 60 in Beaumont.

Gilman Springs Road could be closed on Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Single lane closures, with pilot car escorts for motorists, may be scheduled for Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. On Highway 60, the Gilman Springs Road exit will close during nighttime work. Local residents and businesses, along with emergency vehicles, will have access through the checkpoint.

Crews also will install a traffic signal at the intersection of Gilman Springs Road and Bridge Street. The majority of the traffic signal work will take place during daytime hours, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., with major street closures planned to coincide with Gilman Springs Road nighttime closures. 

No work is scheduled on Saturday, June 1, on Friday, June 21, or from July 4-7 during the Independence Day weekend.

For additional project information and detour maps, visit the county’s website at https://rcprojects.org/gilmanspringsresurfacing or follow the county’s social media posts on Twitter and Facebook @RivCoTrans.