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

District 11

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Contact: Media Relations Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Daytime Closure Planned On Cottonwood Avenue in Santee

SAN DIEGO – Bridge work will force the weekday closure of Cottonwood Avenue between Prospect and Buena Vista avenues in Santee between 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., from this Thursday through Friday afternoon, June 26, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Detour signs have been posted directing motorists around the closure. Westbound motorists on Prospect Avenue will turn right on Cuyamaca Street, right on Buena Vista Avenue and right on Cottonwood Avenue.

Eastbound Prospect Avenue traffic will be detoured to turn left on Magnolia Avenue, left on Mission Gorge Road and left on Cottonwood Avenue.

Motorists traveling southbound on Cottonwood Avenue will be directed to turn right on Buena Vista Avenue and left on Cuyamaca Street to Prospect Avenue.

Workers will be placing falsework for a new bridge over Cottonwood Avenue as part of the State Route 52 Sunny Side Gateway Project.

For more information, visit or call the Caltrans Public Information Office at (619) 688-6670.

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