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

District 11

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Donny Phonea

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Multiple Connector Closures on SR-163 Through Balboa Park Area Sunday Morning

SAN DIEGO – Caltrans maintenance crews have scheduled multiple connector closures along State Route 163 (SR-163) through the Balboa Park area on Sunday morning from 3-10 for routine maintenance roadway work.

The first closure will take place from eastbound and westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) to southbound SR-163.    

Motorists traveling eastbound I-8 will be detoured to southbound Interstate 805, to southbound Interstate 15, to westbound State Route 94, to northbound Interstate 5 (I-5).  Motorists traveling westbound I-8 will be directed to continue to southbound I-5.

The second closure is from northbound and southbound SR-163 to northbound and southbound I-5.  

Motorists traveling northbound SR-163 will be detoured to westbound I-8, to northbound I-5.   No detour will be available for southbound SR-163 as the connector will be 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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