California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Contact: Caltrans Public Information Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

 

Mission Bay Drive On-ramp to Northbound I-5 Closed Nightly for Safety Improvements

SAN DIEGO – Motorists should expect some out of direction travel as Caltrans makes safety improvements to the Mission Bay Drive on-ramp to northbound Interstate 5 (I-5).  The ramp will be closed most nights and some weekend early mornings starting this Sunday through January 2014.

The improvements will require the Mission Bay Drive on-ramp to be closed during non-peak traffic hours: Mondays through Thursdays, from 8 p.m.-5 a.m., Saturdays from 3-8 a.m. and Sundays from 3-9 a.m. and 8 p.m.-5 a.m.  

The suggested detour for motorists traveling from the beach communities is to drive eastbound on Grand Avenue or Garnet Avenue to southbound Mission Bay Drive and onto southbound I-5, continue on southbound 1-5, exit at Clairemont Drive and then to the Clairemont Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5.

For motorists traveling from the community of Clairemont, the suggested detour is to drive westbound on Balboa Avenue/Garnet Avenue to the loop on-ramp to southbound I-5.  Continue on southbound I-5 and exit at Clairemont Drive and then to the Clairemont Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5.

The safety improvements include construction of a concrete barrier, shoulder repaving, striping and drainage improvements on the Mission Bay Drive on-ramp to about one mile south of the State Route 52 connector ramp.  If you have questions, please contact the Caltrans Public Information Office at (619) 688-6670.

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