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Caltrans Media Advisory

District 11

September 22, 2017

Contact: Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Caltrans (619) 688-6670

Caltrans Media Availability During 57-Hour Border Closure Southbound I-5 and I-805

WHO:      Caltrans Public information Officers and Caltrans District Director Laurie Berman.

WHAT:     Caltrans representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the 57-hour closures on southbound Interstate 5 and Interstate 805 south of State Route 905. The freeway closures will begin Saturday at 3 a.m. through Monday at noon to accommodate work at the San Ysidro Port of Entry for the General Services Administration (GSA) 5Realign Project. Southbound motorists will be detoured to eastbound SR-905. Traffic congestion is a concern and motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible. Caltrans Maintenance crews are taking advantage of the closures to perform various maintenance and repairs.

WHEN:     Saturday, Sept. 23, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
                  Note: District Director Berman will be available 8-10 a.m. only

WHERE:   Camino de la Plaza Overcrossing in San Ysidro
Near the San Ysidro Pedestrian Bridge Border Crossing
Parking is available along Camino de la Plaza

PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY:
Caltrans representatives will be available to give interviews and provide current traffic information.

                  Saturday: Contact Cathryne Bruce-Johnson at (858) 688-1431.

                  Sunday: (Phone only) Contact Caridad Sanchez at (619) 629-1613.    


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