Major 91 Express Lanes Paving Completed in Record Time

For the first time in its 21-year history, the entire 91 Express Lanes has been repaved. Working together, agencies, project management partners and the construction contractor finished major repaving in only 8 weekends rather than the 10 weekends... read more

Work Suspended on the 91 Express Lanes during Thanksgiving Weekend

Those who rely on the 91 Express Lanes have another reason to be thankful on Thanksgiving. In honor of the holiday, no repavement work will be performed. Barring unforeseen weather or operational delays, major paving is now on track to be completed... read more

OCTA Awards $1.2 Billion Contract for I-405 Project

At its most recent meeting, the OCTA Board of Directors selected OC 405 Partners to design and construct the I-405 Improvement Project, a major step in speeding travel times for roughly 370,000 daily drivers between Costa Mesa and the Los Angeles... read more

Weather Permitting, 91 Express Lanes Repaving Will Continue Nov. 4

Work on the westbound 91 Express Lanes is scheduled to resume Friday, Nov. 4 through Monday, Nov. 7 following a weather-related suspension the previous weekend. The 91 Weekend Shift will continue each weekend, except for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day... read more

Get Ready for Traffic Switching on I-5 in San Clemente

Say goodbye to the old bridge and hello to the new one over Avenida Pico in San Clemente. The old structure will fall and a new one will rise during the reconstruction of the I-5/Avenida Pico interchange, part of a $230 million, 5.7-mile project... read more

Repavement Heads West on the 91 Express Lanes

After five weekends of successfully repaving lanes in the eastbound direction, the repaving project will head west on October 21 toward SR-55 from the Orange/Riverside county line. To complete the work, the entire westbound 91 Express Lanes will... read more

Temporary Traffic Switch on I-5 in San Clemente

Beginning this week, for up to three months drivers will need to use different routes to access areas near the Camino de Estrella interchange as part of the South County Improvements in San Clemente. Motorists using the Camino de Estrella on-ramp... read more

91 Express Lanes Repavement Nears Halfway Mark

Following four weeks of smooth paving and early completions, the 10-week repavement project on the 91 Express Lanes between SR-55 in Anaheim and Orange County/Riverside County line is nearing the halfway mark. Paving in the eastbound direction is 75... read more

91 Express Lanes Pavement Rehab Off to Good Start

The pavement rehabilitation of the 91 Express Lanes got off to a great start during the first two weekends of a 10-weekend closure when the lanes reopened 2 hours ahead of schedule on September 12 and 19. To continue delivering a smooth, safe journey... read more

Improvements Will Partially Close the 91 Express Lanes for 10 Weekends

For more than 20 years, the 91 Express Lanes has helped people connect with life’s most important moments. Each year, motorists take nearly 13 million trips on this 10-mile stretch of road in the median of SR-91 between Orange and Riverside... read more

I-5 South Improvements to Temporarily Affect San Juan Capistrano Travel This Weekend

As part of the I-5 South County Improvements Project, on August 19 and 20 southbound traffic will be transitioned onto the new I-5 bridge over Avenida Pico. From Friday, August 19 to Saturday, August 20, the switch will require significant lane... read more

OCTA Public Outreach Team Shares I-405 Improvement Project News and Opportunities

OCTA's I-405 Project Public Outreach Team met recently with the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce as part of its mission to share information about upcoming improvements along the I-405. As a member of the Vietnamese American Chamber of... read more

Synchronized Signals Keep OC Traffic Flowing

Since 2008, OCTA has helped motorists move smoothly through Orange County by synchronizing traffic signals to improve the flow of traffic. Funded by Measure M, Orange County’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements, the Regional Traffic... read more

Questions about the 405? The OCTA Public Outreach Team Has Answers

During the next five to six years, the I-405 Improvement Project will be implemented. The project is designed to improve a 16-mile corridor between Los Alamitos and Costa Mesa. OCTA, in cooperation with Caltrans, will add one regular lane in each... read more

Improvements Continue in I-5 South County

Crews have hit some significant milestones over the last month on the I-5 South County Improvements Project, a $230 million effort that extends the carpool lane from San Juan Capistrano to San Clemente and reconstructs the Avenida Pico interchange.... read more

OCTA Shares Information about the I-405 Project

To build awareness about the I-405 Project, the OCTA outreach team is sharing information with groups and businesses along the 16-mile project corridor from Los Alamitos to Costa Mesa. At the Fountain Valley Senior Expo, more than 150 people stopped... read more

Two 91 Freeway Improvements Ease Commute Times and Enhance Safety

At a ceremony earlier this month, OCTA and Caltrans, along with the cities of Anaheim and Fullerton, marked the completion of two 91 freeway projects that will improve traffic flow and enhance safety. OCTA Chair Lori Donchak and CEO Darrell Johnson... read more

Funding for Local Trolleys and Shuttles

Cities throughout Orange County will receive funding for local trolleys and shuttles following the OCTA Board’s approval of $26.7 million for community-based transit circulators that serve specific public transit needs. The funding comes from Measure... read more

I-405 Project Moves Forward with Initial 405 Express Lanes Toll Policy Approval

At its most recent meeting, the OCTA Board approved the initial 405 Express Lanes toll policy. The I-405 Project will improve 16 miles of I-405 between the SR-73 freeway in Costa Mesa and I-605 near the L.A. County line. The project includes adding... read more

OCTA Celebrates the Completion of Two More OC Bridges Projects

On May 17, transportation and city officials marked the completion of the Orangethorpe Avenue and the Tustin/Rose overpasses. Both are part of the overall the $630 million O.C. Bridges program, which is separating cars and people from freight trains... read more
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