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

District 11

Slow For The Cone Zone

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Matt Norton

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 15 Lanes To Close in Escondido For Two Nights

SAN DIEGO – Interstate 15 (I-15) from Centre City Parkway to 9th Avenue in Escondido will be closed on two separate nights from midnight to 4:30 a.m. The northbound direction will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 13, and southbound will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 16.

These are the final closures for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to install large overhead signs that span the width of I-15.

Detours will be posted to assist motorists through the closures as follows:

- For motorists traveling on northbound I-15, exit at Centre City Parkway and head north, turn west on 9th Avenue and enter northbound I-15.

- For motorists traveling on southbound I-15, exit at 9th Avenue and head east, turn south on Centre City Parkway and enter southbound I-15.

This is one of the last major construction activities on the North Segment of the I-15 Express Lanes Project. The North Segment is a four-mile stretch that runs from Centre City Parkway to State Route 78 (SR-78). Once completed this winter, there will be 20 consecutive miles of express lanes on I-15 from SR-78 to State Route 163.

For more information on this closure or the entire I-15 Express Lanes project, call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397 or log-on to

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