Caltrans truck
A Caltrans truck. Courtesy of the agency

Caltrans crews have announced a full week of nighttime construction closures impacting Interstate 8 (I-8), State Route 163 (SR-163), and Interstate 5 (I-5) connectors in Mission Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 18 through Thursday, Sept. 22, between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Construction crews continue a road rehabilitation project on two miles of the interstate to improve the lifespan of the roadway.

Nearby residents and businesses can expect nighttime construction noise and lights, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), required vehicle backup alarms. Crews will work to minimize noise and impact on all nearby communities.

Sunday, 9/18 Closures and Detours:

  • Eastbound I-8 to southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: continue east on I-8 to Qualcomm Way/Texas Street off-ramp, turn left on Qualcomm Way to westbound I-8 onramp, and continue west on I-8 to southbound SR-163 connector.
  • Westbound I-8 to Northbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle
    • From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left at Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: continue north on SR-163 and exit at Friars Road, turn right on Friars to Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North, and on to the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge to enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge, and proceed on Hotel Circle North.

Monday, 9/19 Closures and Detours:

  • Eastbound I-8 at I-5 interchange (from Ocean Beach)
  • Detour: Head east on I-8 towards southbound I-5. Head south on I-5 towards northbound SR-163.take exit to northbound SR-163. Head north on SR-163 to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Northbound I-5 to Eastbound I-8 Connector
    • Detour: Head north on I-5 to Sea World Drive. Turn left to the southbound I-5 on-ramp. Drive south on I-5 to the northbound SR-163 connector. Head north to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 to Northbound 163 Connector
    • Detour: Head east on I-8 towards Qualcomm Way/Texas Street, Exit Qualcomm way, and head north towards westbound I-8. Head west on I-8 towards the northbound SR-163 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 to Southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: continue east on I-8 to Qualcomm Way/Texas Street off-ramp, turn left on Qualcomm Way to westbound I-8 onramp, and continue west on I-8 to southbound SR-163 connector.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Eastbound I-8
    • Detour: head north on SR-163 and take the exit ramp to Mesa College Drive, head east on Mesa College Drive towards southbound I-805. Head south on I-805 towards the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Eastbound I-8
    • Detour: Head south on SR-163 towards westbound I-8. Continue on westbound I-8 towards the Taylor Street off-ramp. Head west on Taylor Street, over the bridge, and make a left on Hotel Circle South. Continue onto the eastbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Westbound I-8 to Northbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle
    • From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left at Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Westbound I-8 to Southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Southbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: Head northbound on SR-163 towards Friars Road. Exit Friars Road and turn right towards Fashion Valley Road. Turn left on Fashion Valley Road and head south towards Hotel Circle. Turn right onto Hotel Circle and enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge to enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge, and proceed on Hotel Circle North.

Tuesday, 9/20, Wednesday 9/21 Closures and Detours:

  • Eastbound I-8 at I-5 interchange (from Ocean Beach)
  • Detour: Head east on I-8 towards southbound I-5. Head south on I-5 towards northbound SR-163.take exit to northbound SR-163. Head north on SR-163 to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound I-5 to eastbound I-8:
    • Detour: continue southbound I-5, exit Old Town Avenue off-ramp, turn left onto Old Town Avenue, turn left onto Moore Street, then continue to the northbound I-5 on-ramp, connect to eastbound I-8.
  • Westbound I-8 to Northbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle
    • From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left at Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Westbound I-8 to Southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Southbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: Head northbound on SR-163 towards Friars Road. Exit Friars Road and turn right towards Fashion Valley Road. Turn left on Fashion Valley Road and head south towards Hotel Circle. Turn right onto Hotel Circle and enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge to enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge, and proceed on Hotel Circle North.

Thursday, 9/22 Closures and Detours:

  • Eastbound I-8 at I-5 interchange (from Ocean Beach)
  • Detour: Head east on I-8 towards southbound I-5. Head south on I-5 towards northbound SR-163.take exit to northbound SR-163. Head north on SR-163 to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Northbound I-5 to Eastbound I-8 Connector
    • Detour: Head north on I-5 to Sea World Drive. Turn left to the southbound I-5 on-ramp. Drive south on I-5 to the northbound SR-163 connector. Head north to the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 to Northbound 163 Connector
    • Detour: Head east on I-8 towards Qualcomm Way/Texas Street, Exit Qualcomm way, and head north towards westbound I-8. Head west on I-8 towards the northbound SR-163 connector.
  • Eastbound I-8 to Southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: continue east on I-8 to Qualcomm Way/Texas Street off-ramp, turn left on Qualcomm Way to westbound I-8 onramp, and continue west on I-8 to southbound SR-163 connector.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Eastbound I-8
    • Detour: head north on SR-163 and take the exit ramp to Mesa College Drive, head east on Mesa College Drive towards southbound I-805. Head south on I-805 towards the eastbound I-8 connector.
  • Southbound I-5 to eastbound I-8:
    • Detour: continue southbound I-5, exit Old Town Avenue off-ramp, turn left onto Old Town Avenue, turn left onto Moore Street, then continue to the northbound I-5 on-ramp, connect to eastbound I-8.
  • Westbound I-8 to Northbound SR-163 Connector
  • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Northbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Westbound I-8 to Hotel Circle
    • From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left at Fashion Valley Road to Hotel Circle North.
  • Westbound I-8 to Southbound SR-163 Connector
    • Detour: From westbound I-8, exit on Qualcomm Way and turn right towards Friars Road. Turn left on Friars Road and head west towards the Southbound SR-163 on-ramp.
  • Northbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: Head northbound on SR-163 towards Friars Road. Exit Friars Road and turn right towards Fashion Valley Road. Turn left on Fashion Valley Road and head south towards Hotel Circle. Turn right onto Hotel Circle and enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Westbound I-8
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge to enter the westbound I-8 on-ramp.
  • Southbound SR-163 to Hotel Circle North
    • Detour: continue south on SR-163, to northbound I-5, continue on north  I-5 to the eastbound I-8 connector, and exit at Taylor Street. Turn left and take a left over the bridge, and proceed on Hotel Circle North.

This project is scheduled to continue through September. Signs will be posted ahead of the closures to alert motorists. The construction schedule is subject to change due to weather, traffic incidents, or other construction considerations.

Travelers are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving equipment and to Be Work Zone Alert. The maintenance work schedule is subject to change due to weather, traffic incidents, or other maintenance considerations.

For real-time traffic information including traffic speed, lanes, road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, and more, visit here.



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