The right, westbound lane of East Washington Street between Ellis and Edith Streets will be closed for paving today, Feb. 26, the city's traffic engineering department announced this morning.

Work will continue on Wednesday from the Highway 101 southbound offramp to Edith Street, in the right lane.

Paving is part of the work being done to replace a water main on East Washington Street.

Drivers should expect delays in the area.

Shelters for Pawnee fire evacuees

Lower Lake High School, 9430 Lake St., Lower Lake, is the official shelter established for people evacuating from the Pawnee fire. It is equipped to handle animals.

The Clearlake Oaks Moose Lodge, 15900 E. Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks, is not authorized by the Office of Emergency Services but is also sheltering fire evacuees, mostly people in campers and RVs who want their animals with them.

There is an authorized Lake County animal services station in an open field at Highway 53 and Anderson Ridge Road in Lower Lake.