California Ortega Highway (State Route 74) Closure Sunday April 2 2023.
Closure in Orange County at Nichols Institute to Riverside County Line
Sunday April 2 2023: 7:00am-9:00pm
April 2023 Ortega Highway Caltrans Road Work
Daytime Closures at 9:00am-3:00pm
Closures will run approximately from Monte Vista St. to the Candy Store on Monday April 3 2023 through Wednesday April 5 2023.
Thursday April 6 2023 and Friday April 7 2023 closures will occur from The Candy Store to OC line.
Resident Access Points
Local residents ONLY allowed through closure, guided by pilot vehicle.
CalTrans states that, “The purpose of this project is to improve the safety performance and reduce collision on Ortega Highway from the Orange/Riverside County Line All work is anticipated to be complete by Fall 2025.”
Use Alternate Routes
Please remember this is an ACTIVE construction zone!
The contractor may be changing locations nightly, which will affect the direction of travel for residents that live
within the construction zone.
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
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.