California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, May 27, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Availability

Nine-Day Closure of I-15 Express Lanes Expected to Cause Severe Congestion

WHO:  California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Interstate 15 Corridor Director, Gustavo Dallarda.

WHAT:   Dallarda will be available for interviews regarding an upcoming nine-day closure starting Saturday, June 18 on the I-15 Express Lanes between State Route 56 (SR-56) and State Route 163 (SR-163). The closure is expected to cause severe congestion during weekday peak commuting hours.  He will encourage drivers to temporarily alter their commute schedules.

WHEN:   Wednesday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to noon.

WHERE:  Caltrans South Control Yard
6755 Kearny Villa Road (Just south of SR-163 on- and off-ramps)
Thomas Guide (Page 1229 F5)

PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY:   Dallarda with display a map with the I-15 Express Lanes entrance in the background.

 

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