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SR 76 now has two westbound lanes from I-15 to I-5


Last updated 03/17/2017 at Noon

Two lanes are now available from I-15 to I-5 for motorists traveling westbound on State Route 76.

State Route 76 now has two westbound lanes from Interstate 15 to Interstate 5.

A switchover the night of Tuesday, March 7, brought westbound traffic from the northern portion of what will become the two eastbound lanes to the newly-completed westbound portion.

"By Wednesday morning (March 8) everybody was switched over," said California Department of Transportation senior construction engineer Dave Cortez.

The new westbound lanes cover the area from Old Highway 395 to Via Monserate.

"We opened about five miles of two lanes going westbound," said Cortez. "Effectively what that does is cr...

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