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Mud Pots Salton Sea Area

Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:45 am
by Jim_b

Re: Mud Pots Salton Sea Area - update

Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:44 pm
by Jim_b
UPDATE 09/05/19 CalTrans Press Release: CalTrans will be directing traffic through 1-way controlled lane at various locations from 1 mi north of Mundo to 1.9 mi south of Wister (Imperial Co) from 0100 hrs to 1900 hrs Sunday thru Friday 9/13/19 - due to construction to contain the Niland Geyser. Construction began last week and will continue Mondays through Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. through November. Additional closures may be necessary to accelerate the work—up to 24 hours a day and seven days a week. The work is part of an expedited project to build a temporary road to provide access to SR-111 as a natural-occurring geyser, in existence since 1953, moves toward the existing highway. Caltrans will rebuild SR-111 as the geyser moves west and beyond the temporary road. A full closure of SR-111 and an extensive out-of-way detour for up to two weeks is planned later in the project. M

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