Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning
Phone: (619) 688-6670
Access to State Route 67 Limited for Night Work
SAN DIEGO – There will be limited access to northbound State Route 67 beginning Wednesday evening at 9. Crews from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the Broadway/Graves Avenue on-ramp. Motorists from westbound Interstate 8 needing access to northbound SR-67 will be detoured to Graves Avenue and follow the signs to the Woodside Avenue on-ramp to SR-67.
This is an additional closure to the work being done this week to close SR-67 between Prospect and Woodside avenues though Thursday from 9 until 5 the following morning. Crews will also close the southbound on-ramp from Magnolia Avenue at 8.
The additional closure is needed to reduce the number of vehicles merging into the construction work area that have created queuing during recent work. Changeable Message Signs will be placed on westbound I-8 to notify motorists of the detour.
The work is part of the SR-52 Sunny Side Gateway project that is scheduled to be completed by spring 2011.
Crews will place detour signs to assist motorists around the closures.
For more information, please see the State Route 52 Sunny Side Gateway Project Brochure at www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/facts/SR-52brochure.pdf or contact the Caltrans Public Information Office at (619) 688-6670.
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