Monday, Aug. 13, 2012
Contact: Tracy Owen Bradley – Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton
Phone: (760) 763-4817; Cell: (760) 207-6813
Contact: Public Information Officer Lynne Cory
Phone: (619) 688-6670
Daytime Closures of Old Highway 101 Bike Path
SAN DIEGO – The bike path along Old Highway 101 will be closed between Las Pulgas Road and the fence line at the southern boundary of San Onofre State Beach Tuesday through Thursday during daylight hours due to military operations.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will open the shoulders along I-5 from Las Pulgas Road to Basilone Road to bicycles to provide an alternate route for bicyclists during the closures. Caltrans will place detour signs and signs advising bicyclists that they must exit at all off-ramps, weigh stations and vista points along the route to avoid the possibility of conflict with vehicle traffic. Once the bike path has reopened, the signs allowing bicycles along this stretch of freeway will be removed.
Caltrans reminds motorists to drive alertly and to Share the Road.
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