California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Contact: Construction Information Officer Kara Palmer

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Weekend Closures Planned For Pair of I-15 Ramps in Escondido

SAN DIEGO – The Valley Parkway on-ramp to northbound Interstate (15) and the northbound I-15 connector ramp to eastbound State Route 78 (SR-78) will be closed this weekend, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

The closures will take place this Friday at 9 p.m. through Monday at 5 a.m. as part of the ongoing construction of the I-15 Express Lanes Project.

The detour for the Valley Parkway ramp closure will direct motorists west on Valley Parkway to southbound I-15, on to eastbound 9th Avenue and then on to northbound I-15.  A second detour to consider directs motorists just before the on-ramp to drive south on La Terraza Boulevard to westbound 9th Avenue and on to northbound I-15.  Both detours will be signed in advance.

The detour for the northbound I-15 connector ramp to eastbound SR-78 closure will direct motorists to take northbound I-15, exit at El Norte Parkway and drive west on El Norte to southbound I-15 and the connector to eastbound SR-78.

Stay informed during these closures by going online to www.KeepSanDiegoMoving.com for more information and detailed detour instructions. Planning alternate routes during these months may also help you save time and avoid frustration. If you do travel in the area, follow detour signs and expect short delays. For more information on the closures listed or about the I-15 Express Lanes project, please call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397.

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