Caltrans To Close Interstate 8/Orchard Road Tuesday Detours Will Be In Place

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EL CENTRO — Caltrans will close Orchard Road/State Route 7 at Interstate 8 (I-8), near Holtville, beginning Tuesday due to ongoing construction.

Signs will be placed on Orchard Road north and south of the intersection with I-8 to alert motorists to the ramp closures and alternate routes. The closures will be in place through May.

  • Detour Westbound I-8 to Orchard Road: Motorists will continue west on I-8, exit on Bowker Road and turn left on Bowker Road; turn left onto the eastbound I-8 on-ramp and then exit onto Orchard Road.
  • Detour Southbound Orchard Road to Westbound I-8: Motorists will proceed to the eastbound I-8 on-ramp, drive on eastbound I-8, exit at Bonds Corner Road, turn left onto Bonds Corner Road, then left onto westbound I-8.
  • Detour Northbound Orchard Road to Westbound I-8: Motorists will proceed to the eastbound I-8 on-ramp, drive on eastbound I-8, exit at Bonds Corner Road; turn left onto Bonds Corner Road and then left onto westbound I-8.

Motorists are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving construction equipment in the project area.

For project information, visit www.dot.ca.gov/d11/projects/update8/. Follow @SDCaltrans on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SDCaltrans and visit Caltrans District 11 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CaltransDistrict11.