California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties Caltrans Info Edge

District 11

Monday, May 3, 2010

Contact: Construction Information Officer Kara Palmer

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Portion of Southbound State Route 163 Closed Wednesday Night

SAN DIEGO – Southbound State Route 163 (SR-163) will be closed from Interstate15 (I-15) to Kearny Villa Road on Wednesday from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

This closure will allow construction crews to resurface the roadway as part of the ongoing I-15 Express Lanes project. Motorists traveling south on I-15 towards SR-163 will be detoured to west on State Route 52 to south on Interstate 805 onto southbound SR-163. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

Caltrans will make every effort to minimize disruptions to the public during this closure.  For more information on the I-15 Express Lanes project, call the project information hotline at (866) 890-1397 or log-on to

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