LAFAYETTE -- A portion of Moraga Road in Lafayette will be closed Monday and Tuesday, according to the city.

The road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Old Jonas Hill Road and Sky Hi Drive. Traffic will be detoured to St. Marys Road.

The city expects traffic delays on Rheem Boulevard and St. Marys Road, and is asking drivers to avoid the area if possible.

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