California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Contact: Construction Information Officer Kara Palmer

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Portion of Southbound Interstate 15 Closed Saturday Night

SAN DIEGO – Southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) will be closed from the I-15/State Route 163 (SR-163) split to State Route 52 (SR-52) on Saturday from 11 p.m. – 7 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

This closure will allow construction crews to install large overhead signs without disrupting the weekday commute. Motorists traveling south on I-15 will be detoured to south on SR-163 to west on SR-52 to south on Convoy Street to east on SR-52 onto southbound I-15. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

Caltrans will make every effort to minimize disruption 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 www.KeepSanDiegoMoving.com.

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