California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Contact: Caltrans Media Relations Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson, (619) 688-6670

 

Old Pacific Highway/Old Highway 101 Bike Path Closures Begin Monday

SAN DIEGO – Military operations will require daily closures of Old Pacific Highway/Old Highway 101 bike path between Las Pulgas Road and San Onofre State Park beginning Monday.  The closures will be in effect during daylight hours through Friday, Feb. 14.

Bicyclists will be permitted to ride along the outside freeway shoulders along Interstate 5 between Las Pulgas and Basilone roads as a detour during the closures.  Signs will be posted alerting bicylcists to exit at all off-ramps including the weigh station and vista point to avoid the possibility of traffic conflicts with vehicles.

Motorists are reminded to drive alertly, to watch for bicyclists traveling near vehicle traffic and to share the road.

For a map of locations bike routes and bikeways on or adjacent to freeway please see tinyurl.com/lj3rnlq.

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