December 2, 2023
A Caltrans truck. Courtesy of the company

Caltrans staff are performing extra work on Interstate 5 this weekend to restore the bridge deck over State Route 163.

The work is restricted to the northbound facet of the freeway and can proceed by way of 5 a.m. Monday. Crews closed all however one lane of northbound I-5 in a single day Friday.

Motorists had been inspired to make use of alternate routes equivalent to northbound SR-15 and I-805. Messaging indicators are in place to encourage alternate journey and advise of closures.

The southbound facet of the freeway was closed a couple of weeks in the past for a similar venture.

“This proactive work will make sure the structural integrity of the I-5 bridge by way of downtown for years to return,” Caltrans District Director Gustavo Dallarda stated earlier this month. “Throughout these two closure weekends, please keep away from utilizing I-5 by way of downtown and journey on alternate routes like SR-163, I- 805 and SR-15.”

— Metropolis Information Service