Friday Night Work on Southbound SR-163 through Hillcrest


California Interstate 8 and State Route 163 icons

District: 11 - (San Diego and Imperial Counties)

Contact: Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670


SAN DIEGO — Motorists traveling through the Hillcrest area on Friday night on State Route 163 (SR-163) and Interstate 8 (I-8) should anticipate some out of direction travel as crews work on the pedestrian bridge the crosses the southbound SR-163/6th Avenue off-ramp and connects to Scripps Mercy Hospital.

The eastbound I-8 connector ramp to southbound SR-163, which includes the eastbound Hotel Circle south on-ramp; along with the southbound SR-163 6th Avenue off-ramp will close Friday at from 9 p.m. to Saturday at 7 a.m.

Eastbound I-8 motorists will be detoured to the northbound SR-163 connector ramp, to the Friars Road West off-ramp, turn right to the southbound SR-163 on-ramp.

Southbound SR-163/6th Avenue motorists should exit at the Washington Street East off-ramp to 4th Avenue and turn right for Scripps Mercy Hospital or left for Hillcrest.

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

Travelers are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving equipment and to Be Work Zone Alert. For real-time traffic information including traffic speed, lane and road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, and more, go to

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