More Detour Options for I-8/SR-67 Weekend Closures

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California Interstate 8 and State Route 67 icons

District: District 11 – San Diego and Imperial Counties
Contact: Cathryne.Bruce-Johnson@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (619) 688-6670

SAN DIEGO — Caltrans announced secondary detours for the full weekend closures on Interstate 8 (I-8) at State Route 67 (SR-67) beginning tonight at 9 through Monday at 5 in the morning. The eastbound I-8 closures and detours beginning tonight are as follows:

  • Highway closure—All lanes of eastbound I-8 from at the SR-67 Separation: Detour westbound I-8 to northbound SR-67, to westbound SR-52, to southbound SR-125, to westbound I-8.
  • Connector closure—Northbound SR-125 connector to eastbound I-8: Primary Detour northbound SR-125 to eastbound SR-52, to southbound SR-67, to eastbound I-8.
    Secondary detour to northbound SR-67, exit onto Bradley Avenue east to Mollison Avenue south to eastbound I-8.
  • Connector closure—Eastbound I-8 connector to northbound SR-67/Broadway Avenue: Primary detour to northbound SR-125 to eastbound SR 52 to SR-67.
    Secondary detour to northbound SR-67, exit onto Bradley Avenue east to Mollison Avenue south to eastbound I-8.
  • Connector closure—Westbound I-8 connector to southbound SR-67/Magnolia Avenue: Detour westbound I-8 to Main Street east, to Magnolia Avenue.
  • Ramp closure—Eastbound I-8 off-ramp to southbound Magnolia Avenue: Primary detour to northbound SR-125 to eastbound SR-52 to SR-67/Magnolia Avenue.
    Secondary detour to northbound SR-67, exit onto Bradley Avenue east to Mollison Avenue south, to Madison Avenue west to Magnolia Avenue.

Through traffic between Magnolia Avenue and SR-67 will remain open during the weekend.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible and to prepare for delays by allowing additional travel time to reach their destinations.

Ongoing lane closures on both directions of I-8 from .5 miles west of Ballantyne Street to just east of Ballantyne Street will continue Tuesday through Thursday, June 17 at 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

A second set of weekend closures will take place on westbound I-8 Friday, June 18 at 9 p.m. through Monday, June 21 at 5 a.m. as follows:

  • Highway closure—All lanes of westbound I-8 at the SR-67 Separation: Detour westbound I-8 to northbound SR-67, to westbound SR-52, to southbound SR-125, to westbound I-8.
  • Connector closure—Northbound SR-67/Magnolia Avenue connector to westbound I-8: Detour northbound SR-SR-67 and exit onto Bradley Avenue west, to southbound SR-67, to westbound I-8.
  • Connector closure—Southbound SR-67 connector to eastbound I-8: Detour southbound SR-67 to westbound I-8, to Main Street east to eastbound I-8.
  • Ramp closure—Mollison Avenue on-ramp to westbound I-8: Detour north on Mollison Avenue to Broadway west to westbound I-8

Caltrans began bridge deck repairs at I-8/SR-67 in mid-May with nighttime lane reductions on I-8 from .5 miles west of Ballantyne Street to just east of Ballantyne Street. Crews are working weeknights and weekends to expedite completion set for mid-August.

Caltrans thanks community members for their patience during this necessary bridge work. Please drive with caution during construction activities and Be Work Zone Alert!

The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions, traffic incidents, or construction related reasons.


For real-time traffic information including traffic speed, lane and road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, and more, go to http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

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