Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Contact: Caltrans Public Information Officer Hayden Manning, (619) 688-6670
I-15 Express Lanes Closed at Mira Mesa Boulevard to Remove Falsework
SAN DIEGO – Starting Thursday night to Monday morning, Caltrans crews will be removing the temporary construction falsework from under the Interstate 15 (I-15) northbound bridge at Mira Mesa Boulevard. The work will require a full closure of the Express Lanes and at times a few of the northbound main lanes.
On Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, the Express Lanes will be closed in both directions between Mira Mesa Boulevard and Carroll Canyon Road. It also includes the closure of the number 1-3 northbound lanes, numbered from left to right, between Miramar Road and Mira Mesa Boulevard.
The Express Lanes will be closed again over the weekend on Friday from 8 p.m. to Monday at 5 a.m. At the same time Friday night to Saturday morning, the number 1-3 northbound lanes between Miramar Road and Mira Mesa Boulevard will be closed. The lanes will gradually open starting at 4 a.m. with all lanes open by 11 a.m.
The Mira Mesa Direct Access Ramp along with the new Miramar College Transit Station, which is also under construction, will link to the I-15 Express Lanes via Hillery Drive. This will be the fifth DAR constructed along the I-15 Corridor and will support future Rapid Transit service beginning in summer of 2014. Construction of the DAR and transit station is scheduled to be completed later this year.
For more information on this project, call the I-15 Express Lanes project information line at (858) 668-3368 or log on to www.KeepSanDiegoMoving.com. Follow @SDCaltrans on Twitter for timely information about state highways in San Diego and Imperial counties.
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