February 25, 2024
Caltrans crews repairing a bridge. Courtesy Caltrans

The California Division of Transportation will host a press convention Tuesday to offer particulars on two separate Interstate 8 pavement closures for bridge-repair tasks, each starting at 9 p.m. on Friday.

The press convention will likely be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Caltrans District Workplace at 4050 Taylor St.

In El Cajon, crews repairing the bridge deck might shut as much as three of 4 lanes on westbound Interstate 8 over El Cajon Boulevard till 5 a.m. on Jan. 9.

In Alpine in rural East County, crews changing the Pine Valley Bridge strategy slabs will shut one in all two lanes on eastbound Interstate 8 till 4 a.m. on Jan. 8. Each closures will transfer to Friday, Jan. 12 if heavy rain is within the forecast.

Everett Townsend, Caltrans District 11 director, will clarify the pavement closures for the bridge tasks at the moment.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.