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

District 11

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Connector Closed Saturday Morning Northbound SR-163 to Westbound I- 8

SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Transportation will close the northbound State Route 163 (SR-163) Saturday from 3 – 9 a.m. The closure is needed to repair guardrail that has been damaged. 

Motorists will be detoured to the northbound Friars Road off-ramp then west on Friars Road to the northbound on-ramp to SR-163 to westbound I-8.  Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists around the closures.

Motorists may need to plan and allow for extra time to reach their destination.  Caltrans asks motorists to use caution, slow down and move over when highway workers are present. 

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