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

District 11

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

Contact: Caltrans Media Relations Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670


Interstate 8 Connectors to Southbound I-5 Closed Sunday Morning

SAN DIEGO – Caltrans crews will close the connector ramps from eastbound and westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) to southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) Sunday morning for drainage work. The connector from westbound I-8 will be closed from 3 until 6 and the connector from eastbound I-8 will be closed from 6 until 9.

Motorists on westbound I-8 will be detoured to northbound I-5, then exit at Sea World Drive, cross over the freeway and turn left onto southbound I-5.

Eastbound I-8 motorists will be detoured to exit at Taylor Street, turn left on Taylor then left to cross over the freeway to Hotel Circle North and take westbound I-8 to southbound I-5.

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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