I-8 Closed Tuesday Through Thursday Evening

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District: District 11 — San Diego and Imperial Counties
Contact: Barbara.C.Moreno@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (619) 688-6670

SAN DIEGO — Caltrans construction crews will close freeway connectors, on-ramps, off-ramps, three inside lanes of westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) and all lanes of eastbound I-8 in Mission Valley for 2 miles from Interstate 5 (I-5) to State Route 163 (SR-163) on Tuesday, July 12 to Thursday, July 14, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Crews will work on a roadway overlay treatment to expand the life of the asphalt concrete pavement. This project also includes installing rumble strips and upgrading striping. This will involve intermittent lane closures for approximately eight weeks. As schedules are confirmed, notice of further closures will be provided.

Signs will be posted ahead of the closures to alert motorists.

Tuesday detours:

  • Eastbound I-8 at I-5: continue southbound I-5, connect to northbound SR-163, then continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Northbound I-5 to eastbound I-8: exit at Sea World Drive off-ramp, turn left on Sea World Drive, continue to southbound I-5 on-ramp, connect to northbound SR-163, continue to eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 to northbound or southbound SR-163: continue eastbound on I-8 to the Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on Qualcomm Way, then continue to the westbound I-8 on ramp, connect to northbound or southbound SR-163.
  • Northbound SR-163 to eastbound I-8: continue north on SR-163 and exit at Mesa College Drive off-ramp, turn right on Mesa College Drive, turn right on to the southbound Interstate 805 (I-805) on-ramp, then continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound SR-163 to eastbound I-8: take westbound I-8 and exit at Taylor Street off-ramp, continue on Taylor Street and turn left onto Hotel Circle South, then continue to the eastbound I-8 on -ramp.

Wednesday

  • • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle North: exit at Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on to Qualcomm Way, turn left on to Friars Road, turn left on to Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Westbound I-8 to southbound SR-163: exit at Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on to Qualcomm Way, turn left on to Friars Road, then continue to the southbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Northbound SR-163 to eastbound I-8: continue north on SR-163 and exit at Mesa College Drive off-ramp, turn right on Mesa College Drive, turn right on to the southbound I-805 on-ramp, then continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound SR-163 to westbound I-8: continue south on SR-163, connect to northbound I-5, continue to eastbound I-8, then exit at Taylor Street Off-ramp, turn left onto Hotel Circle South and continue to Hotel Circle North.
  • Eastbound I-8 from west of I-5: connect to southbound I-5, then to northbound SR-163, continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound I-5 to eastbound I-8: continue southbound I-5, exit Old Town Avenue off-ramp, turn left on to Old Town Avenue, turn left on to Moore Street, then continue to the northbound I-5 on-ramp, connect to eastbound I-8.
  • Westbound I-8 to northbound SR-163: exit at Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on to Qualcomm Way, turn left on to Friars Road, then continue to the northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North: continue south on SR-163, connect to northbound I-5, continue to eastbound I-8, then exit at Taylor Street Off-ramp, turn left onto Hotel Circle South and continue to Hotel Circle North.

Thursday

  • Southbound I-5 to eastbound I-8: continue southbound I-5, connect to northbound SR-163, continue to eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 from west of I-5: connect to southbound I-5, then to northbound SR-163, continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle North: exit at Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on to Qualcomm Way, turn left on to Friars Road, turn left on to Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Westbound I-8 to northbound SR-163: exit at Qualcomm Way off-ramp, turn right on to Qualcomm Way, turn left on to Friars Road, then continue to the northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Northbound SR-163 to eastbound I-8: continue north on SR-163 and exit at Mesa College Drive off-ramp, turn right on Mesa College Drive, turn right on to the southbound I-805 on-ramp, then continue to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound SR-163 to westbound I-8: continue south on SR-163, connect to northbound I-5, continue to eastbound I-8, then exit at Taylor Street Off-ramp, turn left onto Hotel Circle South and turn left on to Hotel Circle North, continue to westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North: continue south on SR-163, connect to northbound I-5, continue to eastbound I-8, then exit at Taylor Street Off-ramp, turn left onto Hotel Circle South and continue to Hotel Circle North.

Travelers are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving equipment and to Be Work Zone Alert.

The maintenance work schedule is subject change due to weather, traffic incidents or other maintenance considerations.


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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