California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, April 17, 2009

Contact: Media Relations Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 5 Connector to State Route 163 Closures this Week

SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced that the connector ramp from southbound Interstate 5 to northbound State Route 163 (SR-163) will be closed at night this week from 9:30 until 5 in the morning for routine bridge maintenance.  The closures will begin on Sunday with work expected to be complete by Friday morning.

Motorists will be detoured to the B Street exit and will drive west on B Street and turn right on 11th Avenue to northbound SR-163.  Message signs have been placed in advance to advise motorists of the closure.

Caltrans would like to remind motorists to pay particular attention and to watch for highway workers when driving near work zones.

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