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

District 11

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 15 Closed at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Bridge

SAN DIEGO – Demolition will continue next week on the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard Bridge over Interstate 15 (I-15), requiring the closure of the freeway in the area from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

I-15 will be closed at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard. Motorists traveling north on I-15 will be detoured east on Poway Road to north on Sabre Springs Parkway to east on Ted Williams Parkway onto northbound I-15.

Motorists traveling south will be detoured west on State Route (SR-56) to south on Black Mountain Road to east on Mercy Road onto southbound I-15. Concurrently, the eastbound and westbound SR-56 connectors to southbound I-15 will be closed. Motorists will be detoured via Mercy Road onto southbound I-15. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

The Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard Bridge over I-15 will also be closed during this time. Motorists traveling west on Poway Road will be detoured north on I-15 to west on SR-56 onto westbound Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard. Motorist traveling east on Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard will be detoured south on I-15 to east on Mercy Road to north on I-15 onto eastbound Poway Road.

Demolition may cause noise in the surrounding areas. Caltrans will make every effort to minimize disruption during construction. 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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