California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Contact: Media Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Closures/Pile Driving This Weekend For Euclid Avenue at Interstate 805

SAN DIEGO – Euclid Avenue at Interstate 805 (I-805) will be closed to motorists in both directions from Friday at 3 a.m. through Sunday at 10 p.m. for work to widen the freeway bridge.  The work will include the noisy operation of driving of piles between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. daily, according to Caltrans.

Bicyclists and pedestrians will be routed through the work zone, while motorists will be detoured around the closure.

DETOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Southbound Euclid Avenue Closure at I-805: Drivers who wish to travel south on Euclid Avenue will be detoured west on East 22nd Street, south on Prospect Street, south on Vista Way/Prospect Street, then east on Sweetwater Road to Euclid Avenue.

Northbound Euclid Avenue Closure at I-805: Drivers who wish to travel north on Euclid Avenue will be detoured west on Sweetwater Road, north on Prospect Street/Vista Way, north on Prospect Street, east on East 22nd Street, north on Prospect Street, then east on East 20th Street to northbound Euclid Avenue.

The I-805 South Project includes building one carpool lane in each direction along an eight-mile segment of the freeway from East Palomar Street in Chula Vista to State Route 94 in San Diego. Work is scheduled for completion in fall 2013.

For updates on the I-805 South Project, please visit KeepSanDiegoMoving.com, call the Construction Hotline at (888) 941-5005, e-mail us at I-805@KeepSanDiegoMoving.com, or follow Caltrans on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SDCaltrans and SANDAG at http://www.twitter.com/SANDAG.

# # # #