SR-74 Ortega Highway Widening

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 March 27 - 30, 2023: Daytime Flagging Operations

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:
*March 25 & 26th Closure Cancelled*
April 1 - 2: 
Orange County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on State Route 74 (SR-74; Ortega Highway) in Orange County at Nichols Institute to the Riverside County line (Candy Store). Ortega Highway will be closed from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. (14-hours) on both Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26; and April 1 and 2. 

For more information and updates, you may contact the District 12 Public Information Office via email at [email protected]

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