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

Karen Devine, KESQ News Channel 3 News Anchor, kdevine@kesq.com
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.