California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Cathyne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Closures Scheduled for Northbound SR-163 Between Downtown and Friars Road This Sunday Morning

SAN DIEGO – Caltrans crews will close State Route 163 (SR-163) between Interstate 5 (I-5) and Washington Street on Sunday morning from 3 until 10 to perform a variety of maintenance operations in the area.  Also closed during this time are the connector ramps from northbound and southbound I-5, along with the Russ Boulevard  and 10th Avenue on-ramps to northbound SR-163.

In addition, crews will close the connector ramp from northbound SR-163 to westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) as well as the off-ramps to eastbound and westbound Friars Road for guardrail repairs. The following detours will be in place.

Northbound I-5 to northbound SR-163:  Motorists will be detoured north on I-5 to eastbound I-8, to northbound SR-163.

Southbound I-5 to northbound SR-163: Motorists will be detoured south on I-5 to eastbound State Route 94, to northbound Interstate 15, to northbound Interstate 805, then westbound on I-8 to northbound SR-163.

Northbound SR-163 to westbound I-8: Motorists will be detoured to eastbound I-8 and exit at Mission Center Road, cross over the freeway and turn right to the on-ramp to westbound I-8.

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