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

District 11

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Contact: Construction Information Officer Antoinette Meier

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Demolition Continues Early Saturday on the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard Bridge

SAN DIEGO – Demolition will continue early Saturday morning on the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard Bridge over Interstate 15 (I-15), requiring the closure of the bridge and partial freeway lanes from shortly after midnight to 9 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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.

Additionally I-15 will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane from midnight to 6 a.m. and two lanes in each direction from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Signs will be posted to direct motorists.

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