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

District 11

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Contact: Caltrans Media Information Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670


Westbound I-8 Connector to Southbound SR-163 Closed Saturday Morning

SAN DIEGO – The westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) connector ramp to southbound State Route 163 (SR-163) will be closed for guardrail repairs on Saturday morning from 3-9, according to Caltrans.

Maintenance crews will post detour signs directing travelers to continue on westbound I-8 to northbound SR-163, continue on northbound SR-163 and take the westbound Friars Road off-ramp, and continue on westbound Friars Road to southbound SR-163.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and safely move over a lane when Caltrans or other emergency vehicles are displaying flashing amber lights. It’s the law!

For timely information about this and other highway closures, follow – tweets weekdays 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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