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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a December...
  • Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway

    Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway
    Construction on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach is expected to snarl traffic along Mariner's Mile as the first phase of an Orange County Sanitation District project ramps up in coming days. New stripes delineating traffic lanes were scheduled to...
  • Didn't pay that toll road fee? You've got more time

    A grace period has been extended for drivers who use Orange County toll roads without paying, according to a news release. First-time violators can avoid a fine if they pay their missed toll within 30 days of receiving a notice. The grace period was...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete

    Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete
    A new bike lane being built near Corona del Mar High School and Our Lady Queen of Angels neared completion last week, according to Newport Beach staff. "Thanks to a remarkable effort by city staff and the contractor, the major construction component...
  • Commentary: Mariner's Mile project requires council advocacy

    Mariner's Mile is a place we have all enjoyed for years. The beautiful spot on Coast Highway offers food, drink and merchandise. But why has it been so neglected by the current City Council? We've all endured seemingly endless months of congestion with...
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • Report: City needs to protect Fairview Park vernal pools

    Report: City needs to protect Fairview Park vernal pools
    Pedestrians, landscaping, pesticides and man-made improvements pose harm to Fairview Park's ecologically sensitive vernal pools, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has found. In addition, the service concluded after an 11-month review that the city...
  • Corona del Mar Today: D.A. reviews girl's fall from prom bus

    The California Highway Patrol has completed its investigation of a June 7 incident in which a Corona del Mar High School student fell onto the 73 Freeway from a party bus headed to prom, a spokesman confirmed. The District Atty.'s office is reviewing the...
  • Consultant gives all-clear for Fairview project

    A consultant for the city has determined that no significant Native American or other archaeological relics are located within a planned development area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park. The months-long field work and research by Scientific Resource...
  • Commentary: Close Back Bay Drive to vehicular traffic

    On Friday, the Daily Pilot reported the death of a female cyclist on Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach ("Bicyclist dies after being struck by car"). The accident occurred where Adams, a three-lane, 45-mph road, transitions from having a bike lane to no...
  • Silver lining in Dover Drive project

    For residents near Dover Drive, the ongoing construction on their street has a silver lining. Though they have suffered through delays in the sewer replacement project, new medians and landscaping are being planned for the street when the replacement is...
  • Newport council explores water taxi pilot project

    Before Newport Beach decides whether to go through with a water taxi pilot project, a Harbor Commission subcommittee suggested that it consider its neighbor to the north. The Marina del Rey WaterBus system would be the most feasible for Newport Beach to...