405 Freeway Improvements Update
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), in cooperation with Caltrans, is widening the San Diego Freeway (I-405) between SR-73 and I-605. The project is improving 16 miles of I-405 between the SR-73 freeway in Costa Mesa and I-605 near the Los Angeles County line. Construction updates are as follows: Montecito Channel
Crews will continue construction activities as part of the drainage channel widening along the channel adjacent to homes in the College Park West community.
• Soil backfill, concrete paving, and installing rock and stone along the channel.
• Final paving of the southbound I-405/westbound SR-22 connector.
• Sound wall reconstruction. Soil backfill, concrete paving, and rock/stone installation is anticipated to begin in mid-2023. Final paving of the SB I-405/ WB SR-22 connector is anticipated for early-to-mid 2023.
Sound wall reconstruction is also anticipated for early-tomid 2023.
Crews may access the work zone intermittently along College Park Drive and from the westbound SR-22 connector to mobilize equipment as early as 6 a.m., and some activities may occur from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. as needed.
This work may be loud. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen operational issues.
Crews have begun removing K-rail along Almond Avenue in College Park East, and curb restoration is anticipated to begin in the coming weeks.
Activities are expected to continue from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays through April. Crews may mobilize equipment as early as 6 a.m., and some activities may occur from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. as needed.
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