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

District 11

Wednesday, July 6, 2010

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory - Locally Preferred Alternative Identified for I-5 Express Lanes Project

Caltrans and FHWA announce option that will offer the North Coast Corridor appropriate balance of benefits and costs to the environment and community

WHAT:   Locally Preferred Alternative Identified for I‐5 Express Lanes Project

WHO:   California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

WHY:   Five alternatives were studied in the project's Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR).
Four were build alternatives, all of which would create a significant improvement over existing traffic conditions.

Caltrans and the FHWA have determined which alternative best meets the purpose and need of the project; has the least natural resource impacts; requires the fewest property relocations; and has the lowest construction costs.

WHEN:   Caltrans representatives are available for media interviews on
Thursday, July 7, 2011 between 9 and 11 a.m.*
*Please call Hayden Manning at 619.688.6723 to schedule a time.


Caltrans, District 11 Offices
4050 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110


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