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Friday, September 9, 2016 at 4:36 PM - For Immediate Release

Southbound I-5 onramp at Airport Boulevard to be closed at midnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

SACRAMENTO - The southbound I-5 loop onramp at Airport Boulevard will be closed from midnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday until mid-morning to allow Caltrans to complete roadwork at Sacramento International Airport.

The closure will primarily impact passengers on late-night flights who are driving home using Interstate 5 south.

Drivers will be routed to a six-mile detour. Caltrans lists the detour as follows:

Exit at county road 22 (exit 531)

  • Take a right turn onto Old River road
  • Take a right turn onto County Road 118
  • Take a right turn onto to 1-5 south to Sacramento

The on-ramp will be closed from midnight Friday, Sept. 9 until 9 a.m. Saturday; from midnight Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday; and from midnight Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday.

The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit