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Heavy Congestion Expected for Afternoon Commute

SAN DIEGO —Commuters can expect heavy congestion during their afternoon commute as crews continue emergency repair of a gas line near Friars Road at State Route 163 (SR-163). The closure is expected to remain in place through the afternoon commute.

SR-163 is closed between interstates 8 and 805. Motorists are asked to avoid travelling to the area. Delays can be expected on surface streets until the freeway is reopened.

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Caltrans reminds drivers to ‘Be Work Zone Alert’ by avoiding distracted driving, paying constant attention to traffic, and slowing down when approaching closures.


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