California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Contact:  Tracy Owen Bradley – Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton (760) 763-4817

Contact: Caltrans Media Relations Officer Edward Cartagena, (619) 688-6670

Old Highway 101 Bike Path Closed for Military Operations

SAN DIEGO –The Old Highway 101 bike path through Camp Pendleton will be closed between the San Onofre State Park and Las Pulgas Road beginning Monday, Feb. 9 and ending Friday, Feb. 13 due to military operations in the area.

Caltrans will open the outside freeway shoulders along I-5 from Las Pulgas Road to Basilone Road to bicycle traffic during the closures. Detour signs will be placed and signs will also advise bicyclists that they must exit at all off-ramps, weigh stations and vista points to avoid the possibility of conflicts with vehicular traffic.

Motorists are asked to Share the Road and to pay particular attention when bicyclists are present.

For a map of bike routes and bikeways on or near freeways in San Diego and Imperial counties, please see http://bit.ly/1trdZe0 .

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