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Caltrans News Release

District 11

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

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

I-5 Closed Intermittently at Genesee Avenue for Bridge Work

SAN DIEGO ––Interstate 5 (I-5) will be closed at Genesee Avenue in one direction intermittently tonight and Thursday night from 11 until 5 in the morning, while workers remove temporary construction structures on the bridge..

Northbound I-5 will be closed intermittently on Wednesday and southbound I-5 on Thursday.

During the closures, motorists will be detoured to the Genesee Avenue off-ramp, across the intersection, and then to the on-ramp to reenter I-5. Directional signage will be placed to assist motorists through the detours

Motorists traveling south on I-5 wanting to use the State Route 56 local bypass on Thursday night will be detoured to southbound Interstate 805 then westbound State Route 52.

The I-5 Genesee Avenue Interchange Project will widen bridge over the highway and highway access ramps, add an auxiliary lane in the northbound direction on I-5 between Genesee Avenue and Roselle Street, and construct a new, separated bicycle/pedestrian path.

Project information is available at or by calling the Project Hotline at (888) 720-9321. Follow and visit to keep current on transportation information

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