California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Monday, June 24, 2013

Contact: Media Relations Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Southbound Interstate 15 Night Closures in Mira Mesa Area

SAN DIEGO – Southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) main lanes will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday night from Mira Mesa Boulevard to Carroll Canyon Road for construction of an overhead temporary wood and steel structure that will support a Direct Access Ramp (DAR), according to Caltrans.

The closure will take place Tuesday and Wednesday night at 11 until the next morning at 5.  Southbound I-15 motorists will be detoured east on Mira Mesa Boulevard, then south on Black Mountain Road to access I-15 from Carroll Canyon Road. Signs will be posted on the freeway in advance of the closure to alert drivers where to exit and re-enter the freeway.

The Mira Mesa DAR along with the new Miramar College Transit Station, which is also under construction, will link to the I-15 Express Lanes via Hillery Drive.  This will be the fifth DAR constructed along the I-15 Corridor and will support future Rapid Transit service beginning in summer of 2014.  Construction of the DAR and transit station is scheduled to be complete next year.

For more information on this project, call the I-15 Express Lanes project information line at (858) 668-3368 or log on to www.KeepSanDiegoMoving.com.  Follow @SDCaltrans on Twitter for timely information about state highways in San Diego and Imperial counties.

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