June 15, 2008

Blasting in Mountain Pass to temporarily close Interstate 15

Desert Dispatch

MOUNTAIN PASS — Caltrans will close portions of Interstate 15 near Mountain Pass in the mornings of June 17, 18, 24 and 25 while blasting takes place near the freeway.

The blasting, part of Caltrans expansion and rehab project for I-15 in the area, will take place at 7 a.m. and close the interstate for about 15 minutes, according to a release from Caltrans.

I-15 will be closed during this time from just north of Bailey Road and south of Nipton Road in both directions.