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Caltrans News Release

District 11

Aug. 19, 2016

Contact: Edward Cartagena, (619) 688-6670

Overnight Closures Scheduled on SR-15 CANCELED

SAN DIEGO—Nighttime lane and ramp closures along State Route 15 (SR-15) will take place Monday from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closures are required to accommodate the shifting of temporary concrete safety barriers (k-rail) as part of ongoing work for the ┬áSR-15 Mid-City Centerline Rapid Transit Stations Project.

The eastbound and westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) to southbound SR-15 connector ramps and the northbound SR-15 to eastbound and westbound I-8 connector ramps will be closed. The northbound off-ramps and southbound on-ramps at University Avenue and Camino Del Rio South, and the northbound and southbound on- and off-ramps at Adams Avenue also will be closed. Additionally, two southbound and two northbound lanes will be closed on SR 15 between I-8 and Interstate 805 (I-805).

Motorists traveling north on SR-15 to I-8 will be detoured to continue north on SR-15, exit at westbound Friars Road, connect to the southbound SR-15 on-ramp, and then proceed south on SR-15 to connect to I-8. Motorists traveling on I-8 to southbound SR-15 will be detoured to southbound I-805 to southbound SR-15.

The closures may affect San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) routes. Please visit for detour information.

Although crews will work to minimize impacts to businesses, residents, and commuters, nearby residents can expect intermittent lights and noise during these construction activities.

The $65 million SR-15 Mid-City Centerline Rapid Transit Stations Project will build San Diego’s first freeway-level transit stations along SR-15 at El Cajon Boulevard and University Avenue.  New transit-only lanes also will be constructed within the existing SR-15 median from just north of I-805 to just south of I-8. The project is expected to be completed in 2017.

Project information is available at or by calling the Project Hotline at (888) 732-9373. Follow and visit to keep current on transportation information in San Diego and Imperial counties. 

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