Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
Contact: Tracy Owen Bradley – Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton
Phone: (760) 763-4817
Old Highway 101 Bike Path Closures Begin Monday
SAN DIEGO – The bike path along Old Highway 101 through Camp Pendleton will be closed during daylight hours on Monday and Tuesday due to military operations in the area. There is a possibility that the bike path could also be closed Wednesday.
According to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the closure area extends from Las Pulgas Road to the fence line at the southern boundary of San Onofre State Beach.
Bicycles will be permitted on the outside shoulders along Interstate 5 between Las Pulgas Road and Basilone Road during the closures. Cyclists must exit at all off-ramps to avoid the possibility of conflict with vehicle traffic.
Northbound cyclists must exit at the weigh station and then re-enter the freeway shoulder. Southbound cyclists must exit at the weigh station and at the vista point and then re-enter the freeway shoulder.
Detour signs will be placed as well as signs advising of locations where cyclists must exit.
Motorists are reminded to drive alertly, watch for cyclists and share the road.
Stay informed about this closure and Caltrans projects in the region. Follow SDCaltrans on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/sdcaltrans.
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