Road workers take down the construction road blocks at the Balboa Park entrance on the Cabrillo Bridge this afternoon after working to replace the deck on the Laurel Street path since the beginning of 2014. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Councilman TOdd Gloria went on standby to end the closure, and, announce to the public, at the bridge, at 12:30 pm, the bridge reopens to drivers entering and exiting the park on the west side.
Drivers entering the park during the afternoon join walkers and bicyclists on top of the bridge Caltrans workers still reinforce with steel to retrofit the support pillars to handle seismic shock. The driving path stayed unopened on the original scheduled day for the project finiosh, April 30th.
THe month of work ends the period drivers had to drive around to the east, or park outside the entrance.
Cabrillo Bridge has stood near 100 years. The historic landmark was built for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition Balboa Park opened. San DIegans will have a new road surface, and new path lights, to enjoy during the park's 2015 centennial celebration that begins this Decemeber.
Seismic work is scheduled to end in Fall.
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