California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

SAN DIEGO – Caltrans Public Information Officers will be available to provide information/interviews this weekend on the project that will close southbound Interstate 15 (I-15), between State Route 56 and Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard/Poway Road.  The closure of all southbound main lanes is scheduled to start this Saturday at 7 p.m. and reopen to traffic Monday at 5 a.m.  You may see the attached web link for project details and detours: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/steerclear/images/I15SCMap.pdf .

Caltrans PIOs will be located on the eastbound Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-15 (adjacent to the work taking place).  This ramp will be open to traffic, so please get in the left lane, use your flashers, slow down and pull over to the pad off the shoulder marked with orange cones.  The PIOs will be available during the following times:

Saturday, July 27 – 6:30 to 9 p.m.;
Sunday, July 28 – 2 to 6 p.m. and
Monday, July 29 – 5 to 7 a.m.

Please make arrangements beforehand if you would like to meet with a representative at a different location by phoning Media Relations Officer Hayden Manning at 858-688-1431.  Remember that due to concerns for the safety of construction workers and the media, the California Highway Patrol will be monitoring the area to make sure no one is allowed inside the freeway closure without a Caltrans escort.

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