Fix I-5 Project Now Three-Fourths Complete.

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(Sacramento, CA)
Thursday, July 17, 2008

The southbound lanes were originally scheduled to reopen Tuesday morning.  But CalTrans spokesman Mark Dinger says last week’s triple-digit temperatures limited construction crews’ progress.
Dinger: “We were expecting to work anywhere from 16 to 20 hours a day; sometimes, we could only work eight hours a day, depending on the heat.” 
The final closure starts Friday at 8pm, when CalTrans shuts down the northbound lanes from the downtown interchange to L Street.  Those lanes are scheduled to reopen at 5am Monday, July 28th.
CalTrans will also close the P Street interchange in both directions for this weekend only – from Friday evening to Monday morning.