California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, March 25, 2011

Contact: Media Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

State Route 52 Opens to Traffic Early Next Week

SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) announced today that the State Route 52 (SR-52) Sunny Side Gateway Project in Santee will open to traffic Tuesday morning March 29 (weather permitting).

This project completes an 18-mile link from SR-67 all the way to I-5. Construction began in 2008 and was paid for with $133 million from the state’s Proposition 1B Transportation Bond Program, $35 million from the regions TransNet half-cent sales tax and federal funds.

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