California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties Caltrans Info Edge

District 11

Monday, May 31, 2012

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Caltrans Closes SR-163 Sunday for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

SAN DIEGO –The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 163 (SR-163) in both directions Sunday morning from 2 until approximately noon for the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

Southbound SR-163 will be closed between Interstate 805 (I-805) to the end of the freeway in downtown San Diego.  Northbound SR-163 will be closed from the beginning of the freeway to University Avenue.

Significant delays are expected on westbound Interstate 8 (I-8), the connector ramps from I-805 to westbound I-8 and southbound Interstate 5 between Clairemont Drive and downtown.  

Changeable message signs will provide detour information for travel to the San Diego International Airport.  All motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination.

Motorists may call 5-1-1 before leaving home for traffic information and alternate routes.  Real-time traffic and speed information is also available at

For more information about the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and city street closures, visit


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