SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The connector ramps from eastbound Interstate 8 to northbound state Route 163 and the ramp from southbound state Route 163 to eastbound Interstate 8 will be closed from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday, Caltrans reported Saturday.
The closures are needed so crews can perform needed electrical maintenance work, according to Caltrans.
Eastbound motorists on Interstate 8 will be detoured to the Texas Street off-ramp, onto the westbound side of the interstate then to the northbound connector ramp to state Route 163.
Those traveling on southbound state Route 163 should continue to the westbound Interstate 8 connector to the Taylor Street off-ramp then back onto eastbound Interstate 8.
For most, the gravity of Monday’s extraordinary celestial event isn’t appreciated. San Diego public libraries and the University of California, San Diego Extension presented programs on the history and science of solar eclipses to help the public gain a better handle on things.
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Councilman Chris Cate hosted a “bags” tournament Saturday to benefit junior lifeguards and the good deeds of local police.
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