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

Below are the Ortega Highway/I-5 interchange ramp and lane closures for the week of June 2:

Ramp Closures

Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) Closed Sunday and Monday nights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane Closures

Northbound I-5 Freeway between Camino Capistrano and Junipero Serra Road Lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday nights between [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4457

I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Construction Update for the Week of May 19

Bel0w are the scheduled ramp and lane closures for the week of May 19th:

Ramp Closures

Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) Closed nightly Sunday through Thursday between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane Closures

Southbound I-5 freeway between Junipero Serra and Camino Capistrano Lanes closures nightly Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4396

I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Construction Update for the Week of May 12

Below are the scheduled ramp and lane closures for the week of May 12:

Ramp Closures

Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) Closed nightly Sunday through Thursday between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane Closures

Southbound I-5 freeway between Junipero Serra and Camino Capistrano Lanes closures nightly Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4350

OCTA Seeking Comments on its Draft Long Range Transportation Plan at Public Meeting Tonight

There is a ton of construction going on in South County right now. For the next few years, South County residents will need to deal with construction on I-5 at Avenida Pico, Ortega Highway and El Toro just for starters. We will also watch as the Rancho Mission Viejo transportation infrastructure is built out over [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4339

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

Below are the scheduled lane and ramp closures for the week of May 5:

Ramp Closures

Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Closed nightly Monday through Thursday between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane Closures

Southbound I-5 freeway between Junipero Serra and Camino Capistrano Lanes closures nightly Monday through Thursday between 10 p.m. [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4323

I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Construction Update for the Week of April 28

Below are the scheduled ramp and lane closures for the week of April 28: Ramp Closures Northbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Closed Monday and Thursday nights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Southbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Closed Monday and Thursday nights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Lane [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4295

Carmageddon 2: Announcing I-5/Avenida Pico Closures

Everyone loves a good sequel. Just as South County almost … almost adjusts to the I-5/Ortega Highway interchange project, we receive word that the I-5/Avenida Pico project has arrived, just in time for summer blockbuster season. Prepare for Carmageddon 2!

OCTA is advising of some upcoming closures necessitated by nighttime bridge demolition work:

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4279

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Update for the Week of April 21

Below are the regularly scheduled ramp and lane closures for the week of April 21:

Ramp Closures

Northbound I-5 on-ramp from Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Closed Sunday and Monday nights between 11:59 p.m. and 5 a.m. Northbound I-5 off-ramp to Ortega Highway (SR-74) closed Closed Sunday and Monday nights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. [...]

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4256

I-5/Ortega Highway Construction Update fo the Week of April 14

There are no road closures scheduled for this week on the I-5/Ortega interchange.

http://www.ranchoortega.com/blog/archives/4207

Toll Roads Scrap I-5 Connector; Refocus on Tesoro Extension

The under-resourced and under-staffed Patch is still able to break some local news, such as this story:

Officials overseeing the 241 Toll Road in Orange County said today they have moved to scrap federal environmental reviews of an extension of the major arterial to San Diego County because they have languished for about a decade. [...]