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

District 11

Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Southbound Interstate 15 Closed at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard Bridge

SAN DIEGO – Southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard will continue to be closed on Monday and Thursday from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. weather permitting, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Motorists traveling south on I-15 will be detoured to west on State Route 56 (SR-56) to south on Black Mountain Road to east on Mercy Road onto southbound I-15. Detour signs will be posted to direct motorists around the closure.

This closure is necessary to continue construction on the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard bridge. Bridge construction may cause noise but must be done at night to minimize disruptions to the weekday commute. 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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