Interstate 215 closed in sections Aug. 21-23


The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) will require weekend closures of northbound and southbound Interstate 215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East in Perris for the Interstate 215 Central Project. The closures are needed for crews to conduct emergency roadway repair.

Northbound I-215 between Ethanac Road and Highway 74 East: 

Full closure from 10 pm on Friday, August 21 to 7 am on Saturday, August 22. During the full closure, motorists can use the Ethanac Road off-ramp, travel north on Sherman Road and reconnect to northbound I-215 at Highway 74 East.

Lane closure from 7 am to 2 pm on Saturday, August 22. No detour will be required, as the second lane will remain open to motorists.

Southbound I-215 between Highway 74 East and Ethanac Road: 

Full closure from 11 pm on Saturday, August 22 to 6:30 am on Sunday, August 23. During the full closure, motorists can use the Highway 74 East off-ramp, travel east on Highway 74 East, south on Sherman Road and reconnect to southbound I-215 at Ethanac Road.

Lane closure from 6:30 am to 1 pm on Sunday, August 23. Motorists can use the second lane for travel.

Changeable message signs have been placed on the roadway to alert motorists. Detour signs also will be placed to guide motorists through the detour route.

Please allow extra travel time and expect delays. Ridesharing is strongly encouraged. Note that additional closures are planned at the Interstate 15/State Route 91 Interchange during the same weekend, so please plan accordingly and call 511 or visit to check travel conditions.

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