Caltrans to upgrade High Speed Weigh-in-Motion System, repave Interstate 10

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In a newly announced highway project, the California Department of Transportation will soon begin work in June 2024 on a $5.6 million project to replace and upgrade the existing High Speed Weigh-In-Motion System, Changeable Message System and perform paving operations on Interstate 10 in Riverside County.The project was awarded to RE Chaffee Construction Inc. of Wrightwood. Crews will be working in Coachella Valley on the I-10 from .4 miles to .6 miles east of Dillon Road.The Weigh-in-Motion system measures the weight of a passing commercial truck and can sense or tell the driver to either check in at the nearest open weigh station or go on his way. It is why some semi or large trucks can pass an open weigh station because they have a proven record of following weight limitations o
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