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

District 11

Friday, May 15, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Southbound State Route 163 Closed Sunday Night

SAN DIEGO – Eastbound and westbound Scripps Poway Parkway/Mercy Road at Interstate15 (I-15) will be closed Monday through Thursday from midnight - 5 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

This closure will allow construction on the I-15 bridge over Scripps Poway Parkway/Mercy Road. Motorists traveling east on Mercy Road will be detoured to south on I-15 to east on Mira Mesa Boulevard to north on I-15 onto eastbound Scripps Poway Parkway. Motorists traveling west on Scripps Poway Parkway will be detoured to north on I-15 to west on Poway Road to south on I-15 onto westbound Mercy Road. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

Caltrans will make every effort to minimize disruptions to the public during this closure. 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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