91 Express Lanes Usage Grows with Expansion in Riverside County

The 91 Express Lanes was a 10-mile fully automated expressway managed by OCTA and serving commuters between Orange and Riverside counties. In 2017, the 91 Express Lanes was extended eight additional miles into Riverside County as part of the... read more

Comment on the Proposed I-5 Irvine Tustin Improvement Project by June 8

Conducted by OCTA and Caltrans, two public hearings in May attracted more than 120 people who came to learn more about a proposed plan to improve the I-5 Freeway between I-405 to SR-55. This span of I-5 has local, regional and even national... read more

Learn about the Proposed SR-55 (I-5 to SR-91) Improvement Project on June 7

OCTA, in partnership with Caltrans, is proposing an improvement project to reduce congestion and improve mobility, increase freeway capacity and improve traffic operations on State Route 55 (SR-55) between Interstate 5 (I-5) and State Route 91... read more

More than 100 Attend First of Six I-405 Improvement Project Open Houses

OCTA is holding a series of open houses to share information about the I-405 Improvement Project, which will improve 16 miles of I-405 and add one regular lane in each direction from Euclid Street to I-605. It will also construct the 405 Express... read more

Provide Your Feedback on the Proposed I-5 Irvine Tustin Improvement Project

In cooperation with Caltrans, OCTA will conduct two public hearings regarding the proposed I-5 Irvine Tustin Improvement Project. This project would build one northbound and one southbound general-purpose (regular) lane and make operational... read more

Community Meetings Scheduled for I-405 Improvement Project

The largest project in OCTA’s history, the I-405 Improvement Project will improve 16 miles of I-405 and add one regular lane in each direction from Euclid Street to I-605. It will also construct the 405 Express Lanes from SR-73 to I-605.... read more

There’s Still Time to Comment on the Proposed I-605/Katella Interchange Project

More than 50 area residents and community leaders attended a public hearing in Los Alamitos on April 24 regarding the I-605/Katella Avenue Interchange Project. The proposed project would enhance the local interchange by improving freeway access,... read more

The 405 Improvement Project: Behind the Scenes

The largest project in OCTA’s history, the I-405 Improvement Project will improve 16 miles of I-405 and add one regular lane in each direction from Euclid Street to I-605. It will also construct the 405 Express Lanes from SR-73 to I-605. Following... read more

Opportunities to Provide Feedback on Proposed Improvements to I-605/Katella Interchange

OCTA and Caltrans are proposing a project to improve traffic flow, and enhance pedestrian and bicycle pathways through the I-605/Katella Avenue interchange in the City of Los Alamitos. The public will have several opportunities to provide... read more

Learn about the I-405 Improvement Project at an Open House

Throughout May and June, OCTA and the Caltrans will conduct a series of open houses regarding construction during the I-405 Improvement Project, which will improve 16 miles of I-405 and add one regular lane in each direction from Euclid Street to... read more

Educating Kids the Fun Way about Freeway Construction and Safety

As part of its campaign to engage and promote awareness among children and their parents about the I-405 Improvement Project, OCTA is providing a free school-age activity book. The colorful pages focus on the importance of safety during construction... read more

OC Go Funding Signs Debut on I-405 Improvement Corridor

In early March, new signs along the I-405 between SR-73 and I-605 marked the start of construction on OCTA’s biggest freeway project and the public debut of OCTA’s rebranded sales tax. OC Go is the new name of Measure M, Orange County’s half-cent... read more

OC Streetcar Plans Roll Forward with Vehicle Selection

A $51.5 million contract with Siemens Industries for eight streetcars was approved by the OCTA Board of Directors, rolling OC’s first modern streetcar closer to reality. Six vehicles will operate at one time with two spares rotating in as needed.... read more

Event Marks Completion of I-5 South Improvements

On March 29, transportation leaders and elected officials marked the completion of a $230 million improvement project that relieves traffic congestion and enhances safety for tens of thousands of daily commuters traveling Interstate 5 through San... read more

Excavation Completed at Metrolink Parking Structure in Orange

After digging down 23 feet to excavate two underground levels, crews began building upward in early March to create a Metrolink parking structure in the heart of Old Towne Orange. OCTA and the City of Orange are constructing the shared-use... read more

Celebrating 15 Years of Life on Time on the 91 Express Lanes

In 2003, OCTA bought a private facility and transformed it into the public asset that thousands rely on every day – the reliable, predictable 91 Express Lanes. To commemorate that anniversary, OCTA created a video highlighting the many positive... read more

I-5 Freeway Improvements Open to Traffic in South O.C.

A new carpool lane in each direction of I-5 in South Orange County is open to drivers, marking the completion of a vital freeway improvement project that eases traffic congestion for tens of thousands of daily commuters through San Clemente, Dana... read more

Join Us to Learn about the SR-91 Improvement Project

In partnership with Caltrans, OCTA is proposing improvements to SR-91 in Anaheim, Fullerton, Orange and Placentia. An open house is taking place on March 14 to provide information about this project, which will extend from SR‑57 to the SR‑55. Find... read more

Lighthearted Videos Explain the Complex I-405 Improvement Project

The largest project in OCTA’s history, the I-405 Improvement Project will improve 16 miles of I-405 and add one regular lane in each direction from Euclid Street to I-605. It will also construct the 405 Express Lanes from SR-73 to I-605. Explaining... read more

OCTA Selects Firm to Implement O.C. Express Lanes

OCTA has chosen Kapsch TrafficCom USA to design, install, operate and maintain the electronic tolling and traffic management systems for the 405 Express Lanes and 91 Express Lanes in Orange County.  “The integration of services for toll systems on... read more
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