California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Monday, July 23, 2012

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Emergency Closure of the El Norte Off-ramp on I-15

SAN DIEGO –The southbound Interstate 15 off-ramp at El Norte Parkway will remain closed for the afternoon commute, according to the California Department of Transportation. Motorists are advised to seek and alternate route.

A small passenger airplane made an emergency landing the on southbound lanes of the freeway early Monday morning. The plane was moved to the El Norte Parkway off-ramp so mechanics can remove it off the freeway.

For more information about on freeway closures in the region, follow Caltrans on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SDCaltrans.

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