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Posted on: July 20, 2018

REVISED - Work to close one lane and bike path on Avenue 52 in La Quinta

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Due to a change in scheduling, a Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) construction project on Avenue 52 in La Quinta will begin in mid-August rather than the week of July 23.

During a two-week period, the bike lane and a single lane of westbound traffic on Avenue 52 between the Silver Rock Resort and Washington Street will be closed. One lane of westbound traffic will remain open.

Additional traffic advisories will be sent regularly to keep residents informed about the streets where traffic will be impacted.

The closures are part of a bigger project in which a CVWD contractor, T.E. Roberts, will be installing new irrigation lines, expanding delivery of Colorado River water for irrigation to the La Quinta Civic Center. This new pipeline will also increase the capacity of the existing line allowing, for golf courses to use 80%, or more, of Colorado River water rather than pumping groundwater.

Closures will be in effect 24 hours a day for safety reasons. The entire project is expected to be completed within nine months.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution and to expect delays when driving past the work zone and to avoid the area if possible.

The Coachella Valley Water District is a public agency governed by a five-member board of directors. The district provides domestic and irrigation water, agricultural drainage, wastewater treatment and reclamation services, regional storm water protection, groundwater management and water conservation. It serves approximately 108,000 residential and business customers across 1,000 square miles, located primarily in Riverside County, but also in portions of Imperial and San Diego counties.

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