California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Monday, July 20, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Northbound Simpson Way Closed Early Thursday Morning

SAN DIEGO – Northbound Simpson Way in the City of Escondido will be closed to traffic early Thursday morning from 2:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

This closure is necessary for widening the Interstate 15 (I-15) bridge over Hale Avenue. Motorists will be detoured to north on Industrial Avenue to east on Andreasen Avenue onto southbound Simpson Way. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

This work is part of the north segment of the I-15 Express Lanes project. For more information on the I-15 Express Lanes project, please call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397 or visit

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