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

District 11

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Contact: Media Relations Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

Interstate 5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Project Groundbreaking Ceremony

WHO:

Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty, Caltrans District 11 Director Laurie Berman, SANDAG Chairman Jack Dale, San Diego City Council President Sherri Lightner and San Diego County Supervisor/SANDAG Vice Chair Ron Roberts.

WHAT:

To mark the start of construction on the Interstate 5 (I-5)/Genesee Avenue Interchange Project, this will replace the existing six-lane Genesee Avenue overpass with a ten-lane structure to improve traffic flow.

 

WHEN/WHERE:

Friday, Feb. 13, starting at 1 p.m.

The event will take place on the top level of the Scripps Memorial Hospital parking structure overlooking the Genesee Avenue interchange.
Site address: 9888 Genesee Avenue, San Diego.

PHOTO/VIDEO:
OPPORTUNITY

Guest speakers will unveil a photo simulation of the completed I-5/Genesee Avenue interchange. Speakers will be available for interviews at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Please call if special accommodations are needed for live broadcasts.

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