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Portion Of Highway In Ventura County Set For Full Weekend Closure For Pavement Repair


Part of a South Coast highway is going to be closed this coming weekend as work continues on a major repaving project.

Caltrans officials say the 55-hour shutdown affects parts of Highway 23 in Thousand Oaks.

Northbound lanes of the 23 will be closed from Highway 101 to Janss Road.

The closure is planned form 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.  The southbound 23 will remain open.

The shutdown includes northbound and southbound connectors from Highway 101 to the 23, as well as the northbound Hillcrest Drive onramp.

Detour signs will route drivers around the shutdown on surface streets.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.