Northbound I-5 Hawthorn Street/San Diego Airport off-ramp Closed Sunday Night, 4/24


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District: District 11 – San Diego and Imperial Counties
Phone: (619) 688-6670

SAN DIEGO — Caltrans crews will close the northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) Hawthorn Street/San Diego Airport off-ramp as well as the northbound and southbound State Route 163 (SR-163) ramps to northbound I-5 Sunday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., for continued repairs to a water main break that occurred last November.

Hawthorn Street/San Diego Airport motorists will continue on northbound I-5 to India Street using the Sassafras Street sign off-ramp, continue north on India Street then veer left onto San Diego Avenue, turn left at West Washington Street, left onto Pacific Highway, and right on West Laurel Street to North Harbor Drive and following the signs to San Diego International Airport.

  • Northbound SR-163 motorists will continue on northbound SR-163 to the westbound Interstate 8 connector ramp, to the northbound Interstate 5 ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 motorists will detour to 10th Avenue, turn left on A Street to the 11th Avenue northbound I-5 on-ramp.

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