CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE ASSOCIATE VICE CHANCELLOR -
CAMPUS RESOURCE PLANNING INITIATIVES

March 19, 2015


ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF, AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO

SUBJECT:    I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Overnight Lane Closures

Construction to improve the I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange is now in its second phase and intermittent traffic delays with overnight lane closures will occur as needed. The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and Caltrans have just sent out a notice indicating that there will be overnight lane closures and detours planned for March 19 and 22 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

For specific information on these closures, visit:
http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/I5corridor

During construction, motorists are urged to slow down and all travelers are encouraged to give themselves more time and anticipate possible traffic delays. SANDAG and Caltrans have also partnered to create http://ShiftSanDiego.com, a resource to help travelers navigate through construction areas and provide access to transportation choices. With Shift you can:

Get up-to-date construction information

Find transportations solutions

Plan your trip with custom trip planning tools

You can also call the I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange project hotline at (888) 720-9321 or sign up to receive updates via email by contacting
I-5Genesee@KeepSanDiegoMoving.com. Additional information on the project is also available at http://KeepSanDiegoMoving.com/Genesee

The I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange project is a City of San Diego project, which is being managed by Caltrans, and is expected to be completed in 2017. The project will replace the existing six-lane Genesee Avenue overpass with a 10-lane structure that will better accommodate current and future traffic demands. Along with replacement of the overpass, the project will also widen the freeway access ramps, add auxiliary lanes on I-5 between Genesee Avenue and Roselle Street, and provide a dedicated path for the exclusive use of bicyclists and pedestrians (with a terminus on the UC San Diego campus at the intersection of Gilman Drive and Voigt Drive).

During the current stage of construction, travelers can expect work to begin on Genesee Avenue widening and construction on the north side of the bridge in addition to lane closures. Bike access will be maintained along the I-5 shoulder but there will be no pedestrian access within project limits.

For more information on the I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Project and other regional transportation projects that will transform the way we access campus over the next several years, please visit http://OnTheGo.ucsd.edu/

For project inquiries, please contact Anu Delouri, UC San Diego Physical and Community Planning, at x20150 or adelouri@ucsd.edu.



Brian Gregory
Associate Vice Chancellor