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

District 11

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Interstate 8 Connector to State Route 163 Closed Thursday Morning

SAN DIEGO – The connector ramp from westbound Interstate 8 to northbound State Route 163 will be closed on Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11:30, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). 

Crews will clean the drains along the connector during the two-hour closure. 

Motorists traveling westbound I-8 may exit Taylor Street/Hotel Circle North, turn right on Taylor Street, take the eastbound I-8 on-ramp and proceed to northbound SR-163.

Alternatively, motorists may take the connector to northbound I-805 and proceed to northbound SR-163.

Motorists are reminded to drive with caution when highway workers are present. For more information call the Caltrans Public Information Office at (619) 688-6670 or log on to

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