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Caltrans News Release

District 11

Dec. 2, 2016

Contact:: Steven Shultz, (619) 688-6670

Caltrans To Close Interstate 8/Orchard Road Ramps Monday

Orchard Road/State Route 7 Will Remain Open

EL CENTRO, Calif. - Caltrans will close westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) on- and off- ramps from and to Orchard Road/State Route 7, south of Holtville, beginning Monday due to ongoing construction.

Westbound I-8 on- and off-ramps from and to Bonds Corner Road will be opened prior to the ramp closures at Orchard Road.

Signs will be placed on Orchard Road north and south of the intersection with I-8 to alert motorists to the ramp closures and alternate routes. The closures will be in place through May.

  • Detour Westbound I-8 to Orchard Road: Motorists will continue west on I-8, exit on Bowker Road and turn left on Bowker Road; turn left onto the eastbound I-8 on-ramp and then exit onto Orchard Road.
  • Detour Southbound Orchard Road to Westbound I-8: Motorists will proceed to the eastbound I-8 on-ramp, drive on eastbound I-8, exit at Bonds Corner Road, turn left onto Bonds Corner Road, then left onto westbound I-8.
  • Detour Northbound Orchard Road to Westbound I-8: Motorists will proceed to the eastbound I-8 on-ramp, drive on eastbound I-8, exit at Bonds Corner Road; turn left onto Bonds Corner Road and then left onto westbound I-8.

Motorists are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving construction equipment in the project area. 

For project information, visit www.dot.ca.gov/d11/projects/update8/. Follow @SDCaltrans on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SDCaltrans and visit Caltrans District 11 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CaltransDistrict11.

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I-8 Orchard Road Detour Map