The city of Palmdale this week began a series of road overlay projects which are expected to continue through the end of the month.

The work consists of a two-inch grind and overlay of various arterial street segments in Palmdale, providing a new driving surface on over 1.9 million square feet of streets. The project contractor is Granite Construction Company.

Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5:30 pm, with traffic control and closure possibly in place overnight.

Projects for Oct. 1 through 7 include:

• Full closure of a section of Technology Drive, all lanes from 5th St. West to 10th St. West, for resurfacing work taking place today. 

• Outside lane closure (both directions) on Ave. M, from 25th St. East to 45th St. East, for resurfacing work today through Sunday. Inside lanes will remain open.  All lanes are expected to be reopened by 6 p.m. Sunday.

For all projects, contractor will be working during the day, but the closure will remain in place overnight. Motorists are encouraged to follow detour signs, stay alert, and expect delays.

For more information, contact Granite Construction at (661) 726-4447 or phone (661) 267-5300.