San Elijo Road Twin Oaks Connection to Open September 6th

New route opens to traffic Sept. 6

SAN MARCOS: A major road extension connecting the southern part of Twin Oaks Valley Road southwest to San Elijo Road will open to traffic Sept. 6, officials said yesterday.

The extension will provide a more direct route between California State University San Marcos and San Elijo Hills, a large development.

Currently, the only way to get from one to the other is on Rancho Santa Fe Road – a much longer route.

The city has been extending Twin Oaks Valley south, while the developer of San Elijo Hills has been lengthening San Elijo Road to the east.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Twin Oaks Valley Road just south of Craven Road.

Refreshments will be served. The public will also get a chance to bike or hike the two-mile extension at 9 a.m. Sept. 1. Minors must be accompanied by adults. Participants can park along Twin Oaks Valley Road near Village Drive.

For more information, call the Community Services Department at (760)744-9000

Union Trubune article by Staff writers Linda Lou and Elena Gaona contributed to this report.

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