California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010

Contact: Construction Information Officer Kara Palmer

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 15 Closed Sunday Night at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Bridge

SAN DIEGO – Construction will continue on Sunday night on the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard bridge over Interstate 15 (I-15), requiring the closure of the freeway at the bridge from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Motorists traveling north on I-15 will be detoured east on Poway Road to north on Sabre Springs Parkway to east on Ted Williams Parkway onto northbound I-15.  Motorists traveling south on I-15 will be detoured west on State Route 56 (SR-56) to south on Black Mountain Road to east on Mercy Road onto southbound I-15. Concurrently, the eastbound and westbound SR-56 connectors to southbound I-15 will be closed. Motorists traveling on SR-56 to southbound I-15 will be detoured via Black Mountain Road to Mercy Road onto southbound I-15. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

The Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard bridge over I-15 will also be closed beginning at 9 p.m. and reopening at 5 the next morning. Motorists traveling west on Poway Road will be detoured north on I-15 to west on SR-56 onto eastbound Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard or westbound Carmel Mountain Road. Motorists traveling east on Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard will be detoured south on I-15 to east on Mercy Road to north on I-15 onto eastbound Poway Road. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

Bridge construction may cause noise but must be done at night to minimize disruptions to the weekday commute. For more information on the I-15 Express Lanes project, call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397 or log-on to www.KeepSanDiegoMoving.com.

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