Palm Desert Fred Waring construction to slow traffic over the coming week

Avoid delays and take alternate routes to avoid slurry seal activities and lane closures

POSTED: 12:24 PM PDT Apr 15, 2013    UPDATED: 06:12 AM PDT Apr 12, 2013 
PALM DESERT, Calif. -

Fred Waring is getting a make-over.  The heavily traveled roadway is down to one lane in both directions for slurry sealing until next Friday, April 19th.  Different sections will be sealed daily.  Construction will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 daily. The City of Palm Desert advises commuters to take alternate routes, possibly Highway 111 or Interstate 10.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 - Fred Waring Drive in both directions between Eldorado Drive and Cook Street in both directions.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 - Fred Waring Drive in both directions between Washington Street and Warner Trail and between Cook Street and Deep Canyon Road.

MONDAY, APRIL 15 - Portola Avenue in both directions between Gerald Ford Drive and Dinah Shore Drive.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 & 17 - Fred Waring Drive in both directions between Alsaska Avenue and Eldorado Drive.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 - Fred Waring Drive in both directions between Warner Trail and Alaska Avenue.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 - Dinah Shore Drive in both directons between Monterey Avenue and Portola Avenue.