April 16, 2024
On Monday, March 25, at 11 p.m., Caltrans and SANDAG Construct NCC Crews will totally shut northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) from Carlsbad Village Drive to State Route 78 (SR 78). This closure is critical to permit crews to soundly place an overhead signal construction, spanning all lanes of journey. This work should happen throughout nighttime hours when site visitors volumes are decrease to detour by way of native streets.

Heads u drivers: On Monday, March 25, at 11 p.m., Caltrans and SANDAG Construct NCC Crews will totally shut northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) from Carlsbad Village Drive to State Route 78 (SR 78).

This closure is critical to permit crews to soundly place an overhead signal construction, spanning all lanes of journey. This work should happen throughout nighttime hours when site visitors volumes are decrease to detour by way of native streets.
 
Throughout this closure, northbound motorists should exit at Carlsbad Village Drive and detour utilizing Carlsbad Village Drive to El Camino Actual (please see map beneath). Motorists can nonetheless enter northbound I-5 from Vista Approach or SR 78.

Detour signage might be in place to information motorists round this closure. All lanes alongside I-5 are anticipated to reopen on Tuesday, March 26, at 4:30 a.m.
 

What to Count on

Close by residents and companies can anticipate nighttime development noise and lights, together with Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA), required automobile backup alarms. Crews will work to attenuate noise and impression on all close by communities, and motorists might be detoured with signage and site visitors controls.  

The $882 million Construct NCC challenge contains $195 million in funding from Senate Invoice 1 (SB 1) and $322 million in SANDAG TransNet funding. SB 1 gives $5 billion in transportation funding yearly between the state and native businesses. Highway initiatives progress by way of development phases extra rapidly based mostly on the provision of SB 1 funds, together with initiatives which might be partially funded by SB 1. For extra details about different transportation initiatives funded by SB 1, go to Rebuildingca.ca.gov.   

A complete of $141 million in TransNet funding, the voter-approved half-cent gross sales tax administered by SANDAG, is allotted to the Construct NCC bundle of freeway, rail, environmental, and coastal entry enchancment initiatives. SANDAG leverages these funds with state and federal assets to enhance the area’s transportation infrastructure. For extra info on TransNet-funded initiatives, go to KeepSanDiegoMoving.com/TransNet. 

To make sure security for each motorists and freeway crews throughout I-5 development, drivers are reminded to “Drive 55 on the 5” within the Construct NCC development zone and that site visitors fines are doubled in development zones. The SANDAG-operated Motorist Help Service for roadside help may be simply accessed by dialing 5-1-1 anyplace in San Diego County. Moreover, the “Transfer Over” legislation requires all drivers to maneuver over a lane or, if they’re unable to try this safely, decelerate after they see amber flashing lights on Caltrans autos, legislation enforcement and emergency autos, and tow vehicles.