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I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Construction Update for the Week of January 13

Below are this week’s scheduled reductions and closures for the I-5/Ortega Highway interchange project:

Ramp Closures:

Northbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Ramp closed Monday, 1/13 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Ramp closed Monday, 1/13 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane Closures:

Northbound [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3618

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Updates for the Week of January 6th

Lots of activity planned for this week. First, here’s a summary of what’s been going on, courtesy of Caltrans:

On Thursday, January 2, crews reconfigured the I-5 southbound off-ramp at Ortega Highway to one lane. This configuration is expected to last until the realignment of Ortega Highway into Del Obispo Street is completed. Currently, the [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3612

I-5 Freeway Closure Tonight!

A reminder, courtesy of Caltrans:

Tonight, January 3, crews will perform full closures on the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at Ortega Highway in order to complete concrete pours on the Ortega Highway bridge. Please see below for additional details:

Friday, January 3 – Full closure of the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3594

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Update for the Holidays

Lots of closures and disruptions on tap for the I-5/Ortega Highway interchange during the next few weeks. As we will be taking some time off for the holidays, we’re putting it all out there for you now. Courtesy of Caltrans, below is the construction schedule:

First, full freeways closures are scheduled for this weekend:

On [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3582

Freeway Closure Rescheduled for this Weekend

The full I-5 freeway closure has been rescheduled for this weekend. Below are the details from Caltrans: On Friday, December 20 and Saturday, December 21, crews will perform full closures on the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at Ortega Highway in order to complete framing work on the Ortega Highway bridge. Please see below for [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3573

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Update for the Week of December 16

No word yet on when the full freeways closure will be rescheduled, but below are the scheduled ramp and lane closures for the week of December 16th, courtesy of Caltrans:

Ramp Closures:

Northbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Ramp closed nightly, Sunday, 12/15 through Thursday, 12/19 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Northbound [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3568

This Weekend’s Planned Closures of the I-5 and Ortega Highway Cancelled

This weekend’s planned closures of the I-5 and Ortega Highway have been cancelled. Below is the announcement from Caltrans:

Please note that the I-5 full-freeway closure originally scheduled for Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14 are cancelled due to operational factors. An updated alert will be sent once the full closures have been rescheduled. [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3563

I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Construction Update for the Week of December 9

The full freeway closure originally scheduled for last weekend has been rescheduled for this weekend. Below is the I-5/Ortega Highway construction update for the week of December 9, courtesy of Caltrans:

On Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, crews will perform simultaneous full closures on the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at Ortega Highway [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3538

This Weekend’s Freeway Closures Have Been Rescheduled

According to Caltrans, “the I-5 full-freeway and other associated closures originally scheduled for Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 are cancelled due to anticipated inclement weather.”

The closures have been rescheduled for Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14: On Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, crews will perform simultaneous full closures on [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/3518

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Update for the Week of December 2

Are you ready for the full freeway closures scheduled for this weekend? From Caltrans:

On Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, crews will perform simultaneous full closures on the northbound and southbound I-5 freeway at Ortega Highway in order to complete grading activities on the Ortega Highway bridge. Please see below for additional details: [...]