SR-74 Ortega Highway Widening

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Weeknight Full Closures: June 27 - June 30, 2022

One-way traffic control with flagging and pilot vehicles will be in place from 8 p.m. to 9:59 p.m. During the hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the route will be closed to through traffic. All residents will be directed to Lake Elsinore with no access to Orange County. 

Daytime operations may occur from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with flagging operations in place. 

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55-hr Closure Information: July 8 - 11, 2022

A FULL 55-HOUR WEEKEND CLOSURE will begin at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8 and continue to 4:00 a.m. on Monday, July 11.

One-way traffic control with flagging and pilot vehicles will be in place from 8 p.m. to 8:59 p.m. on Friday. At 9 p.m., the route will fully close to all through traffic. Work will conclude on Monday at 4:00 a.m. Residents and commuters will need to utilize the alternate routes to go around the closure. Access through the work zone will be prohibited.

Please note the below resident access points:

All Residents at Decker Canyon to Long Canyon, will be given access under pilot car, to and from Lake Elsinore. No access will be given from Decker Canyon and Long Canyon to OC.

Residents on Tenaja Truck Trail or west of Tenaja Truck Trail, including the Ortega Oaks RV Park and Campground and The Candy Store will be given access under pilot car, to and from Orange County. No access will be given from Tenaja Truck Trail & Campground/Candy store to Lake Elsinore.

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