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

District 11

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Contact: Media Relations Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

NB I-5 Lanes, Hawthorn Street Airport Exit Closed Saturday Morning For CHP Investigation

SAN DIEGO – Freeway lane and ramp closures will take place Saturday morning on northbound Interstate 5 from State Route 94 up to and including the Hawthorn Street off-ramp to the San Diego International Airport, according to Caltrans.

The closures, including up to three freeway lanes and the Hawthorn Street off-ramp, will take place from about 5-10 a.m. for a California Highway Patrol investigation.  Other closures will include the northbound I-5 off-ramp to Sixth Avenue, the 11th Avenue on-ramp to northbound I-5, the westbound Pershing Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5 and the southbound State Route 163 connector ramp to northbound I-5.

Southbound SR-163 motorists en route to the Airport during this time may continue southwest toward Downtown and turn right on Ash Street, right on North Harbor Drive and on to the Airport.  Northbound I-5 motorists heading to the Airport may continue on northbound I-5, exit at Sassafras Street, continue onto India Street and then turn left onto Sassafras Street, left on Pacific Highway, right on West Laurel Street to connect to North Harbor Drive and on to the Airport.  Motorists may also use the next exit at Washington Street to access Pacific Highway, West Laurel and North Harbor.

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