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

District 11

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Contact: Media Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Connectors from SR-163 to Westbound I-8 Closed Thursday Night

SAN DIEGO – The connector ramps from northbound and southbound State Route 163 (SR-163) to westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) and one lane on westbound I-8 between SR-163 and Taylor Street will be closed Thursday night starting at 10 so crews can apply directional highway shield logos on the roadway. The shield logos indicate the correct lanes to use for motorists headed to westbound I-8, northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) or southbound I-5.

Caltrans stated the connectors and ramps are expected to be reopened to traffic in time for the Friday morning commute. Motorists southbound on SR-163 will be detoured to eastbound I-8 to Qualcomm Way north to westbound I-8. Motorists northbound on SR-163 will be detoured to Hotel Circle North to westbound I-8.

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