California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Caltrans Awards Contract for I-805 DAR Project

SAN DIEGO –The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has awarded a $38 million contract to Granite Construction Co. for the construction of the Direct Access Ramp (DAR) at East Palomar Street in Chula Vista.  The DAR is a component of the Interstate 805 South Express Lanes Project. 

The DAR will connect motorists to the Express Lanes, direct connectors and intermediate access points, as well as in-line transit stations and park and ride locations.  Construction is expected to begin in March and is anticipated to be completed by mid-2014.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Caltrans Public Information Office at (619) 688-6670.   

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