Weekend Closure of Westbound I-8 at SR-67 Begins Friday Night, 6/18

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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 Crews are continuing bridge repairs on Interstate 8 (I-8) with the closure westbound I-8 at State Route 67 (SR-67) beginning Friday at 8 p.m. through Monday at 5 a.m.

Detour signs will be posted directing motorists on westbound I-8 to exit at northbound SR-67, to westbound State Route 52 (SR-52), to southbound State Route 125 (SR-125) to westbound I-8. Please see the detour map.

  • Highway closure— All lanes of westbound I-8 from .5 miles west of Ballantyne Street to just east of Ballantyne Street: 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.

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.

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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