California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Jan. 21, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Kara Palmer

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Southbound Interstate 15 Closed Five Nights at Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard

SAN DIEGO – Southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) will be closed for five nights and detours will be in place beginning Sunday at the Poway Road/Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard bridge, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The closure will be in place on Sunday night from 12 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. and on Monday through Thursday nights from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Motorists traveling south on I-15 will be detoured west on State Route 56 (SR-56) to east on Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard to southbound I-15. Concurrently, the eastbound and westbound SR-56 connectors to southbound I-15 will be closed. Motorists traveling on SR-56 will be detoured via Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard onto southbound I-15. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists.

These closures will allow crews to remove temporary support beams that were needed to rebuild the south side of this bridge as part of the I-15 Express Lanes Project. Bridge work may be noisy but must be done at night to avoid disrupting daytime traffic. 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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