Westbound 60 freeway through Badlands to be shut down for work

BEAUMONT (CNS) - Half of the 60 Freeway between Beaumont and Moreno Valley will be shut down for three consecutive days next week, and the other half will be partially closed nightly to facilitate work along the median of the expanded corridor, officials said.Motorists were advised to make alternate travel arrangements.Beginning Aug. 7, crews working on the State Route 60 Truck Lanes Project will close the westbound 60 between Gilman Springs Road and the Interstate 10 interchange, and will shut down one of two lanes on the eastbound side, according to the Riverside County Transportation Commission.Officials said the westbound closure will run from 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7,  to 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10. The lane closure on the eastbound side will be nightly during the same period,
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