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

District 11

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Contact: Caltrans Public Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670


Drivers Advised: Buckman Springs Rest Area Temporarily Closed

SAN DIEGO – Caltrans advises motorists that the rest area at Buckman Springs in the median of Interstate 8 (I-8) was closed this morning due to loss of water pressure. The rest area is expected to reopen Tuesday afternoon.

Signs are posted on both directions of I-8 alerting motorists that the rest area is closed.

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!

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