Caltrans News Release
July 7, 2017
Contact: Cathryne Bruce-Johnson
Caltrans (619) 688-6670
Intermittent Closures on I-5 and Balboa Avenue Off-Ramp Scheduled for Sunday
SAN DIEGO——The northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) off-ramp to eastbound Balboa Avenue will be closed on Sunday from 3-10 a.m. to accommodate construction activities for the Mid-Coast Trolley Extension Project.
Changeable Message Signs will be placed in advance of the closure detouring motorists to take the northbound I-5 exit at Clairemont Drive/Mission Bay Drive.
Also on Sunday from 6-8:30 a.m., all northbound and southbound lanes on I-5 near Balboa Avenue will be subject to several closures of about 10 minutes. Closure duration may be longer as needed to ensure public safety.
The Mid-Coast Trolley Project will extend Blue Line service from Old Town north to the University City community The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) began major construction on the project in 2016, with service anticipated to begin in 2021.
Caltrans reminds drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and to slow when nearing highway work zones.
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