California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Oct. 29, 2010

Contact: Public Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 5 Closed in National City

SAN DIEGO – All lanes of north and southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) in National City are closed between Civic Center Drive and State Route 54 (SR-54) due to a downed power line.  Motorists are advised to avoid the area, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Northbound motorists will be detoured to eastbound SR-54 and southbound motorists will be detoured via Civic Center Drive. It is not known at this time when the freeway will reopen. 

More information will be forthcoming as soon as it is available.

# # # #