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Photo: CalTrans crew fixing dips on State Route 52 eastbound

September 8, 2017 (San Diego's East County) -- If you're on the road tonight or this weekend, there are several road closures you should avoid including State Route 125, State Route 52, State Route 67, and Interstate 5.

Tonight, all northbound lanes of State Route 125 is closed in the Navajo Road area due to an officer-involved shooting, the Sheriff's office advises. No deputies were injured and there are no outstanding suspects.

Planned highway closures include:

State Route 52 eastbound will be closed tonight through Sunday between Interstate 805 and State Route 163 to repair dips in the highway.

Sunday, Caltrans will close all southbound lanes on State Route 67 at the San Diego River Bridge from 3-9 a.m. for guardrail repair.

A series of overnight closures of all northbound or all southbound lanes on Interstate 5, from the Interstate 805 merge to La Jolla Village Drive, will be needed over the next several weeks to conduct work on the Gilman Drive Bridge linking the east and west sides of the UC San Diego campus.

Southbound I-5 from the I- 805 merge to La Jolla Village Drive, will be closed nightly on Sunday, September 10, through Thursday, September 14,. Overnight closures will continue the weeks of September 17 and September 24. All southbound closures begin Sunday evening through Thursday evening from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m..Southbound motorists will be detoured via Interstate 805.

Closures of northbound Interstate 5, from the Interstate 805 merge to La Jolla Village Drive, will begin the weeks of October 1 and October 8. The northbound I-5 closures are scheduled from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Northbound motorists will be detoured via Interstate 8, State Route 52, and the La Jolla Village Drive ramps.

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This highway crosses over part of a landfill and will continue to sink. Adding tons more asphalt or concrete will add to the situation.