California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Contact: Media Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Bonita Road at I-805 Closed Sunday

SAN DIEGO – The Bonita Road at Interstate 805 (I-805) closure has been rescheduled to just one-day Sunday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.  The road will be closed to motorists in both directions to accommodate work to widen the freeway bridge, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Bike and pedestrian access will be maintained across Bonita Road with marked detours.

Caltrans construction crews estimate three additional one-day closures maybe needed to complete this phase of the project.

THE TEMPORARY DETOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Eastbound Bonita Road Bridge Closure: Drivers traveling east on Bonita Road will be detoured onto southbound I-805. Drivers will then exit at East H Street, take the I-805 north and exit at Bonita Road and continue east.

Westbound Bonita Road Bridge Closure: Drivers traveling west on Bonita Road will be detoured onto northbound I-805. Drivers will then exit at Plaza Boulevard, take the I-805 south and exit at Bonita Road and continue west.

I-805 Southbound Off-Ramp to Eastbound Bonita Road Bridge Closure: Drivers traveling south on I-805 who wish to access eastbound Bonita Road will be detoured to East H Street. Drivers will then travel north on I-805 and exit at Bonita Road and continue east.

I-805 Northbound Off-Ramp to Westbound Bonita Road Bridge Closure: Drivers traveling north on I-805 who wish to access westbound Bonita Road will be detoured to Plaza Boulevard. Drivers will then travel south on I-805 and exit at Bonita Road and continue west.

Bridge improvements are part of the first phase of the I-805 South Project.  Work includes building one lane in each direction along an eight-mile segment of the freeway stretching from East Palomar Street in Chula Vista to State Route 94 in San Diego.  The carpool lanes are scheduled to open in fall 2013.

For updates on the I-805 South Project please visit KeepSanDiegoMoving.com, call the Construction Hotline at (888) 941-5005, email us at I-805@KeepSanDiegoMoving.com, or follow Caltrans on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SDCaltrans and SANDAG at http://www.twitter.com/SANDAG.

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