California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Lynne Cory

Phone: (619) 688-6670

SR-163 Connector to I-8 Closed Saturday Morning

SAN DIEGO – The connector ramp from northbound State Route 163 (SR-163) to westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) will be closed this Saturday morning from 3 until 9.  According to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), highway maintenance crews will close the ramp to repair guardrail.

Motorists traveling northbound on SR-163 will be detoured to continue northbound on SR-163, exit at westbound Friars Road, cross over the freeway and take southbound SR-163 to westbound I-8.  

Changeable Message Signs will be placed to advise motorists of the work and detour signs will assist motorists around the closure.

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