Carpenter Road Bridge won't open until Monday

local@modbee.comAugust 23, 2013 

— The Carpenter Road Bridge over the Tuolumne River is closed to all traffic until Monday at 7 a.m.

Detours are in place directing northbound traffic to use Whitmore Avenue and southbound traffic to use Paradise Road.

All commercial trucks and vehicles must use the detours. Hatch Road and Robertson Road will remain open for local traffic.

Construction crews from Flatiron Construction, above, will be working around the clock during this period.

Electronic message boards and detour signs are in place to alert and direct motorists.

Motorists are advised to proceed with caution and pay attention to the signs.

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