News Release: Notice of Road Closure for Aten Boulevard

Repairs Aten Boulevard east of SR86

On JUNE 15 2017, The City of Imperial and Union Pacific Railroad will be performing maintenance repairs to the railroad track located on Aten Boulevard, east of SR 86, in Imperial, Ca. (East) Aten Boulevard is expected to be closed from 7am to 5pm, or until the project is completed. Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes to their destinations on that day. Detours will be posted for east and west traffic.

The maintenance and repairs has come about due to a loose rail in the immediate area. Union Pacific Railroad will make necessary repairs to the track. Once repairs are complete, a paving company associated with the railroad will make road improvements to the immediate area for a smooth transition. 

Please refer all media calls regarding this release to Alexis Chalupnik, Public Information Officer for the City of Imperial, at (760) 355-4373, (760) 457-5702 or email