SR-74 Ortega Highway Widening

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Daytime Lane Closures: February 6 - 10, 2023

Daytime operations may occur from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with flagging operations in place. No weeknight lane closures scheduled this week. 

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Weekend Closure Information:  Feb.  25-26
Orange County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 12 continues work on State Route 74 (SR-74; Ortega Highway) in Orange County at Nichols Institute to the Riverside County line. Ortega Highway will be closed from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. (14-hours) on both Saturday and Sunday,  February 25 and 26.
Contact Caltrans District 12 for more information: 
(657) 328-6000

Please note, the previously scheduled closure on February 4 and 5 were cancelled due to weather. 

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