Update: All lanes of WB I-8 reopened, repairs complete
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — 4:50 p.m. — All lanes of the westbound I-8 were reopened Wednesday evening after emergency road repairs were completed.
10:10 a.m. — A portion of westbound Interstate 8 was expected to be closed for several hours Wednesday afternoon as crews conducted an emergency repair on a bridge.
Two lanes closed on WB I-8 at El Cajon Blvd for emergency maintenance.
— Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) May 31, 2017
California Highway Patrol officers closed two lanes of westbound I-8 at El Cajon Blvd. just after 10:10 a.m. Wednesday as Caltrans crews worked on some sort of repair, possibly to the bridge deck, according to CHP. A SigAlert was issued at 10:50 a.m.
Repairs were expected to take several hours and lane closures could affect traffic during the evening commute, CHP Officer Robert Catano said.
Westbound traffic was already being affected at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday on I-8.
Suggested alternate routes
If you’re going West
- Take SR-67 to the SR-52
If you’re going East
- Take SR-125 to the SR-52