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Caltrans News Release

District 11

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

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

SDG&E Emergency Closure on Interstate 5 Near Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO –– Caltrans crews in coordination with San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and the California Highway Patrol will perform traffic breaks beginning at 1 a.m. on north and southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) in the vicinity of the Border Patrol Checkpoint near Camp Pendleton.

The breaks are needed to allow SDG&E crews to make repairs to overhead power lines that span all lanes of I-5. Durations and number of traffic breaks will vary as the work progresses.

For information about the work, contact SDG&E Electrical Supervisor John Serreira at (760) 784-1082. 

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Motorists are reminded to Be Work Zone Alert and to Move Over a lane when safe to do so, or slow when highway workers are present with amber lights flashing.

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