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Welcome to Caltrans District 12

Serving Orange County
Caltrans - District 12
3347 Michelson Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92612

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About District 12 - The transportation system in California is one of the state’s greatest assets, unmatched in size,capacity, and convenience to the traveling public. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is the public agency responsible for designing, building, operating and maintaining California’s state highway system, which consists of freeways, highways, expressways, toll roads and the area between the road and property line. More

District Director - Ryan Chamberlain

 
 

PROJECTS AND Alerts

405/605/22

Commuter Alert - Closure WB SR-22 Brookhurst St. Off-ramp (Thursday 7-17-14)

Commuter Alert - Closure EB SR-22 Harbor Blvd Off-ramp (Wednesday 7-16-14)


WCC Closures: Monday, July 21 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
The SB I-405 and SB I-605 connectors to WB SR-22 / 7th St. will be closed nightly, Monday, July 21 – Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursdays and 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Northbound I-405 closed from Valley View St. to Northbound I-605 nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 closed from Studebaker Rd. to Bolsa Chica RD, nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-605 closed from Katella / Willow Ave to Southbound I-405 nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Westbound SR-22 closed from Valley View St. to Northbound I-405 nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-605 Connector to Southbound I-405 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-605 Connector to Northbound I-405 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 Connector to Eastbound SR-22 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Northbound I-405 / Westbound SR-22 7th Street Connector closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Northbound I-405 Connector to Northbound I-605 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 Connector to Northbound I-605 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • 7th Street / Eastbound SR-22 Connector to Northbound I-405 / I-605 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 Connector to Westbound SR-22 / 7th Street closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-605 Connector to Westbound SR-22 / 7th Street closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • 7th Street / Eastbound SR-22 Connector to Southbound I-405 closed nightly, 11 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 11 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Northbound I-405 On-Ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Northbound I-405 Off-Ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 On-Ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 Off-Ramp at Seal Beach Blvd. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Westbound SR-22 On-Ramps at Valley View St. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • 7th Street / Eastbound SR-22 On-Ramp at Studebaker Rd. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-405 On-Ramp at Stearns St. closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • Southbound I-605 Katella Ave On-Ramp closed nightly, 10 PM to 5 AM, Monday – Thursday; closed 10 PM to 7 AM Friday and Saturday
  • *Long-Term Closure: The northbound I-405 loop on-ramp on Seal Beach Blvd. will be closed for approximately two months, beginning Friday night, July 25, 2014. Crews must realign and reconstruct this on-ramp to tie-in with the new east-half of the Seal Beach Blvd. bridge.

For the complete schedule of this week's closures, including recommended detour routes, please visit www.octa.net/WCCDetourMap

I-5

  • Commuter Alert 7/24/14-7/25/14 - Closure NB I-5 Camino Estrella Off-ramp
  • I-5 South County Improvement Project - Week of Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • In the coming weeks crews will begin constructing falsework on the I-5 freeway over PCH / Camino Las Ramblas. Nightly closures are expected Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

    • Northbound I-5 Off-Ramp to PCH / Beach Cities / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Northbound I-5 Loop On-Ramp Closed at PCH / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Northbound I-5 Straight On-Ramp Closed at PCH / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Southbound I-5 On-Ramp Closed at PCH / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Southbound I-5 Loop On-Ramp from PCH / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Southbound I-5 Off-Ramp to PCH / Camino Las Ramblas closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Northbound PCH Closed at I-5 Freeway closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • Southbound PCH Closed at I-5 Freeway closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

    For more details please visit www.octa.net/5southCountyDetourmap

SR-1 - Pacific Coast Highway

  • No alerts available.

SR-39

  • No alerts available.

SR-57

  • News Release: Motorists can expect improved commutes as new lane opens on Orange freeway (SR-57)


    SR-57 Northbound Widening Project Detour Map for July 21-25

    Off-peak daytime and nighttime ramp closures and lane reductions will occur from Katella Avenue to Yorba Linda Boulevard as crews conduct electrical work and reconstruct ramps and work on the mainline.

    Nighttime ramp and lane closures occur between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. from Monday 7/21 to Saturday 7/26. Daytime street closures start after 9 a.m. and end by 3:30 p.m.

    Full Closures are scheduled as follows: 

    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 On-Ramp from Orangethorpe Avenue Nightly, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Tuesday 7/22 to Thursday 7/24
    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 On-Ramp from Westbound Lincoln Avenue Nightly from 11:59 a.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday 7/23 to Saturday 7/26
    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 On-Ramp from Eastbound Lincoln Avenue From 11:59 a.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday 7/23 to Saturday 7/26
    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 On-Ramp from Eastbound Ball Road Nightly from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday 7/23 to Saturday 7/26
    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 Off-Ramp to Ball Road Nightly from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday 7/23 to Saturday 7/26
    • Full Closure on Northbound SR-57 On-Ramp from Eastbound Katella Avenue Nightly, from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday 7/23 to Saturday 7/26

**Please note that On/Off Ramps will be closed one at a time from 11:59 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

The SR-57 Northbound Widening Project will add a new 8-mile lane from Katella Avenue in Anaheim to Lambert Road in Brea, as well as widen the existing lanes and shoulders.

The project is intended to improve mobility, facilitate the movement of goods and enhance safety on the 57 Freeway.

For more information contact Fernando Chavarria at fchavarria@octa.net or (714) 560-5306.

http://www.octa.net/Freeways-and-Streets/Orange-Freeway-(SR-57)/SR-57-Improvements/Overview/


SR-73

  • No alerts available.

SR-91

  • SR-91 Lane Extension and Reconstruction Project at Tustin Ave (Jan. 2014 - Summer 2017)
    Once complete, motorists traveling northbound on SR-55 to the westbound SR-91 connector will have an option to exit Tustin Avenue using the new exit only bypass lane north of the connector, or the general purpose lane.
    - Project Fact Sheet
    - Bike Detour for Santa Ana River Bridge
  • SR-91 Pavement Rehab Project
    The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) began a Capital Prevention Maintenance Strategy Project on State Route 91 in the cities of La Palma, Buena Park, Fullerton and Anaheim in July 2012. The Construction cost is $15.3 million. The project limits are from the Los Angeles County Line to Lakeview Avenue Overcrossing.
  • Westbound 91 Widening Project (Between SR-57 and I-5)
    The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), in partnership with Caltrans, will be adding a new, four-mile westbound general purpose to State Route 91 between State Route 57 and Interstate 5 in late Spring or early Summer 2013. The new lane will increase capacity, improve driving operations and reduce traffic congestion
    Detour Map for the Project

SR-142

  • No alerts available.

SR-241 & 261