California Ortega Highway Full Weekend Closure Starts on Friday April 29 2022

California State Route 74/Ortega Highway Courtesy of CalTrans District 8
California State Route 74/Ortega Highway Courtesy of CalTrans District 8

California Ortega Highway (State Route 74) Full Weekend 55 Hour Closure on Friday April 29 2022 thru Monday May 2 2022.

Important Note Upcoming Full Weekend Closure Friday April 29 2022 thru Monday May 2 2022

A Full 55-HOUR Weekend Closure will begin at 9:00pm on Friday April 29 2022 and continue to 4:00am on Monday May 02 2022.

Friday April 29 2022: One-way traffic control with flagging and pilot vehicles will be in place from 8:00pm to 8:59pm.

Friday April 29 2022 at 9:00pm: Route will fully close to all through traffic.

Residents and commuters will need to utilize the alternate routes to go around the closure.

Access through the work zone will be prohibited.

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.
Work will occur at various points along SR-74. Residents will be escorted in and out of
the construction zones from their designated area of access under pilot car. Nonresidents must use an alternate route.

Monday May 2 2022 at 4:00am: Work will conclude.

Ortega Highway (State Route 74) Closure Schedule is On Facebook

California Ortega Highway State Route 74 Full Weekend 55 Hour Closure Details Are Online

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on State Route 74 (SR-74) in Riverside County from the Riverside and Orange County border to Monte Vista St., just west of Lake Elsinore.
Crews will be performing underground roadwork excavation (drainage systems), grading, milling, and paving, retainer wall prep work, rock excavation, and clearing of vegetation in various locations throughout the project zone.

For More Information Please Visit Caltrans 8 Facebook Page

Ortega Highway Day Work Construction Delays

Day Work May Happen from 9:00am to 3:00pm

A flagging operation will be available to assist in traffic control

Be advised, you may experience long waits and delays due to construction operations.

Please obey all posted signs and traffic instructions

CHP will be on location and citing any offenders

All schedules are subject to change

Plan Ahead

Use caution and expect delays during construction hours.

Law enforcement will be on scene to assist with traffic control.

Remember to reduce your speed in and surrounding the work zone.

Be advised, weather may affect construction schedule.

Know before you go!

For up to date information and to sign up for commuter alerts, please go to SR: 74 Ortega Highway Widening Project

To stay on top of roadwork in the Inland Empire go to CalTrans District 8 and sign up for commuter alerts.

Latest Information At: CalTrans District 8 Facebook Page and CalTrans District 8 Twitter Page

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