California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Temporary Overnight Closure of State Route 54 at Interstate 805 Scheduled Next Two Weeks

SAN DIEGO-- State Route 54 (SR-54) will be temporarily closed to motorists in both directions at Interstate 805 (I-805) overnight, mid-week over the next two weeks to accommodate work to widen the freeway bridge, according to Caltrans.

The freeway will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Friday, from Dec. 9 – 21. Motorists will be detoured around the closure, but should avoid the area if possible.

THE TEMPORARY DETOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Westbound SR-54 at I-805 closure: Drivers traveling west on SR-54 will be detoured onto northbound I-805. Drivers will then exit at East Plaza Boulevard, take I-805 south, exit at SR-54 and continue west.

Eastbound SR-54 at I-805 closure: Drivers traveling east on SR 54 will be detoured onto southbound I-805. Drivers will then exit at Bonita Road, take I-805 north, exit at SR- 54 and continue east.

Northbound I-805 to westbound SR 54 ramp closure: Drivers traveling north on I-805 who wish to go west on SR-54 will be detoured to East Plaza Boulevard. Drivers will then take I-805 south to westbound SR-54.

Southbound I-805 to eastbound SR-54 ramp closure: Drivers traveling south on I-805 who want to go east on SR-54 will be detoured onto Bonita Road. Drivers will then take I-805 north to eastbound SR-54.

The I-805 South Project includes building one carpool lane in each direction along an eight-mile segment of the freeway from East Palomar Street in Chula Vista to State Route 94 in San Diego. Work is scheduled for completion 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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