News and Notices


Chancellor Talks About Transformation of UC San Diego 10/19/17
Projects like the trolley and Gilman Bridge are creating new opportunities and connections.

Mid-Coast Trolley Begins to Take Shape
Support columns for the UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley viaduct are being built on the East Campus.

Changing the Face of Campus 5/18/17
Five years from now, the UC San Diego campus will be almost unrecognizable to anyone who hasn’t watched the transformation unfold.

Genesee Avenue Closures Due to Trolley Construction 3/30/17
A section of Genesee Avenue will be closed for two weekends – 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., March 31 through April 3 and April 7 through April 10.

Regional Transportation Projects Impacting Campus Gear Up 3/9/17
Whether exiting the I-5 at Genesee or traveling on Gilman Drive, plenty of construction is underway on and around campus.

I-5/Genesee Avenue Bridge Project Nearly Two-Thirds Complete 2/17/17
February marks two years of construction and crews are making great progress on interchange improvements.

Genesee Ave Closed Feb. 10-13 Due to Trolley Construction 2/7/17
Genesee Avenue will close completely from La Jolla Village Drive to Nobel Drive from 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 to 5:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13.

Mid-Coast Trolley Construction Updates
Find out what to expect in Jan/Feb with trolley extension construction around the I-5/Genesee Ave area.

Overnight Reduced Lanes at I-5/Genesee – Jan. 30-Feb. 2 1/29/17
Expect intermittent reduced lanes throughout the week and more, generally between 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Parking Impacted by Trolley Construction 1/31/17
P702 and P705 closed Jan. 9 and a small portion of P701 will be impacted in February.

1-5/Genesee Overnight Reduced Lanes Jan. 9 and10 1/6/17
Motorists are advised that there will be intermittent reduced lanes overnight on Interstate 5 (I-5) at Genesee Avenue Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 9 and 10 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Additionally, the southbound off-ramp to Genesee Avenue and southbound on-ramp from Roselle Street will be closed.

I-5/Genesee Overnight Lane Closures Jan. 3–6 1/3/17
Motorists are advised that intermittent overnight closures of all lanes at I-5 and Genesee Avenue will occur Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 3–6 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. only one direction of the freeway will be closed at a time.


I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Project: Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter 12/21/16
See the transformation of the I-5/ Genesee overpass.

I-5/Genesee Overnight Closures Nov. 14-17 11/10/16
Motorists are advised that intermittent overnight closures of all lanes at I-5 and Genesee Avenue will occur Monday through Thursday, Nov. 14-17, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Only one direction of the freeway will be closed at a time.

Thousands Celebrate Mid-Coast Trolley Groundbreaking 10/22/16
Some 4,000 people flocked to UC San Diego to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the trolley extension.

Overnight Closure of Genesee Ave Oct. 6 10/4/16
Portions of eastbound and westbound Genesee Ave will be closed from 9 p.m. Oct. 6 to 5 a.m. Oct. 7.

Free Food and Fun at Trolley Groundbreaking Celebration on Campus 9/29/16
Come kick-off construction on the Mid-Coast Trolley project at a free, family-friendly event on Oct. 22.

U.S. DOT Commits $1 Billion to Mid-Coast Trolley 9/14/16
The top transit official in the U.S. handed over a symbolic check during a ceremony on the UC San Diego campus.

Campus Notice: Transit and Parking Impacts Due to Construction 8/22/16
Upcoming construction on the Gilman Drive Realignment/Gilman Bridge and the Mid-Coast Light Rail Project (the MTS Trolley extension) will have impact transit operations and parking on campus.

Campus Notice: Overnight Closures of I-5 at Genesee Avenue August 6–12 8/3/16
Interstate 5 will be closed at Genesee Avenue overnight while crews demolish and remove the old freeway overpass.

Overnight Closure of I-5 at Genesee Avenue August 6–12 7/26/16
Each night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., there will be intermittent one direction freeway closures.

Campus Notice: CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Mid-Coast Light Rail Transit Project: Early Construction Activities 7/28/16
Construction of the Mid-Coast Light Rail Project will begin in September of 2016 and continue through 2021.

Campus Notice: Regents Road Widening Begins This Summer 7/6/16
Starting in mid-July, the City of San Diego will widen Regents Road to a four-lane street.

Motorists Urged to Steer Clear of I‑5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Due to Construction 6/6/16
Motorists can expect reduced lanes during the day and intermittent lane closures at night on Genesee Avenue between Science Center Drive and Scripps Hospital.

I-5/Genesee Project Nears Halfway Completion Mark April 2016
Learn more about the progress on the I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange in the latest project newsletter.

Campus Notice: ilman Drive Realignment Begins – Parking Impacts to Occur 1/13/16
Construction to begin realignment of Gilman Drive officially begins Jan. 18 and will continue through early 2017.


Campus Notice: Parking Impacts Due to Gilman Drive Realignment 11/12/15

Construction to realign Gilman Drive will begin December 14, 2015 and will last until early 2017.

Intermittent Overnight Closures of Interstate 5 at Genesee Avenue This Week 10/5/15
Motorists can expect intermittent overnight closures of all lanes on Interstate 5 (I-5) at Genesee Avenue Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 7-8, between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Shift San Diego Offers Transportation Solutions
SANDAG and Caltrans have partnered to create Shift San Diego, a resource to help travelers navigate through construction areas and provide access to transportation choices

Overnight Lane Closures for I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange 3/19/15
Lane closures are planned for March 19 and 22 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as part of ongoing construction on this project.

Creating a More Bike-Friendly Campus 2/5/15
A popular pathway is about to get a makeover as part of UC San Diego’s efforts to create a more bicycle-friendly campus.

Campus Notice: I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Construction Begins in February 1/21/15
Construction to improve the I-5/Genesee Avenue Interchange is scheduled to begin early next month and will take approximately three years to complete.


Campus Learns More About Planned Projects 11/6/14
UC San Diego’s weekly e-newsmagazine, This Week @ UC San Diego, goes in depth on the regional transportation projects.

Campus Notice: Gilman Transit Center Becomes Operational 9/12/14
We are pleased to announce that the Gilman Transit Center will become operational on September 15, 2014.

Campus Notice: onstruction Alert – SuperLoop Gilman Transit Center Project (Revised) 9/4/14
Construction is underway and will take place through September 12, 2014.

Construction Alert – SANDAG Mid-Coast Corridor Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project 7/10/14
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), in partnership with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), is proposing a project which, when environmentally cleared and approved, will extend the San Diego Blue Line Trolley from the Santa Fe Depot northerly up to and across UC San Diego to a terminus station at the UTC Transit Center.

Campus Notice: Construction Alert – Gilman Transit Center Project 6/18/14
As part of the SuperLoop project plan, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) are building a new Transit Center on the UC San Diego campus.

Largest Campus Transit Center to Be Constructed This Summer 5/30/14
The UCSD Guardian highlights the new Gilman Transit Center, which is under construction.

Campus Notice: Construction of Gilman Transit Center 5/22/14
Regional hub will enable an enhanced network of buses serving campus

New Bike-Friendly Features Debut on Gilman Drive 3/31/14
“Sharrows” and “loop detectors” will make it easier for bicyclists and motorists to share the road.