California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties Caltrans Info Edge

District 11

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Northbound Interstate 15 Closed for Three Nights

SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) will be closed from just north of the Valley Parkway off-ramp to State Route 78 (SR-78) on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from midnight - 5 a.m.

Motorists traveling north on I-15 will be detoured to east on Valley Parkway to north on Centre City Parkway to west on State Route 78 (SR-78) onto northbound I-15.  Detour signs will be posted.

An alternate route will be provided for commercial trucks. Detour signs will be posted directing trucks to use westbound State Route 52 or westbound State Route 56 to north on Interstate 5 to east on SR 78 onto northbound I-15.

This closure is necessary for removing overhead sign structures on I-15 as part of the ongoing I-15 Express Lanes project. For more information on the I-15 Express Lanes project, call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397 or log-on to

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