Expect High Traffic
of California • Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District #8 is advising
motorists traveling to and from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will
experience heavy traffic delays throughout the weekend…. The delays are expected on Friday, April 28
through Monday, May 1 with heavier delays on Friday and Monday.
Caltrans has canceled work on
State Route 371 Paving Project in Aguanga on Friday and Monday to reduce
traffic impacts to concert-goers who use the route to and from the event.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if
possible. Below are some helpful tips for motorists who will use Interstate-10
between Beaumont and Indio or State Route- 371 between State Route-79 and State
early in A.M. – before 9:00 A.M.
10:00 A.M. on Friday, Sunday and Monday.
snacks and necessary medication.
• Have a FULL
TANK of gas.
sure your car is in good running condition.
• Bring a
charged cell phone (with a car charger).
• Use the
restroom before you travel between Beaumont and Indio.
traffic on Caltrans QuickMap http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Motorists can use the Caltrans QuickMap to map out the best
detour routes around I-10, such as State Route 62 (SR-62) or State Route 74
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