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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway

    O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway
    Leaders of the six Orange County cities lining the San Diego (405) Freeway between Costa Mesa and the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway have united in opposition to an Orange County Transportation Authority proposal to add toll roads. "The cities have...
  • Mailbag: Paddleboarders must know the rules

    My family and I have sailed and motored large and small boats in Newport and nearby harbors for many, many years ("Paddleboarding lanes, military flyovers fizzle," Sept. 27). We know paddleboarding is fun and wonderful exercise. However, if paddleboarders...
  • Mailbag: 'Builder Bob' does as he wishes on island

    Hi, "I'm Builder Bob." Soon I'll be building a home on your street. I am taking over your street. When I schedule material deliveries, the trucks will block your street for up to four or five hours. Of course I tell everyone that I didn't know that...
  • Freeway closure is for film production

    The upcoming closure of the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway isn't for roadwork. It's for film production, officials said. The August agenda of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor board shows members were slated to discuss the state road closure,...
  • Bicycle safety discussed

    Less than a mile from where a woman died in a cycling accident last month, resident group Speak Up Newport met to discuss the future of and progress made in bicycle safety in Newport Beach. Addressing the residents who attended the meeting at the Newport...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center

    Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center
    Architect Peter Bohlin, who designed Newport Beach's new Civic Center project, will discuss the facility at a free event at the Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday. "The New Civic Center: A Vision for the Future" will be open to the public on a first-come,...
  • No toll lanes for 405 in Costa Mesa

    No toll lanes for 405 in Costa Mesa
    Toll lanes and construction are not coming to Costa Mesa. The Orange County Transportation Authority on Monday approved widening the San Diego (405) Freeway by adding one lane in each direction between Fountain Valley and Rossmoor. OCTA's Board of...
  • Test barriers on East Coast Highway to be removed

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to remove a temporary "pinch point" in Corona del Mar and pay more than $720,000 to repair a Central Library wall and remind community members about this Sunday's Memorial Bike Ride at its regular meeting Tuesday...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Holiday weekend swelled beaches

    More than 200,000 people visited Newport Beach beaches over the holiday weekend, a lifeguard and fire spokeswoman said. "Three regular staff commented that it [Monday] was the largest Memorial Day attendance they could remember," Newport Beach Fire...
  • Harlan: Costa Mesa can live up to motto with attention to detail

    For many people, the gateway to Costa Mesa is at Harbor Boulevard from the San Diego (405) Freeway. What impression do we create for a passing or exiting motorist? Within one half-mile south of the freeway offramp there is In-N-Out Burger, Chick fil-A,...
  • Costa Mesa residents protest freeway widening proposal

    Costa Mesa residents jammed an Orange County Transportation Authority informational meeting this week, saying they had strong concerns about widening the San Diego (405) Freeway for the second time in a decade and the possibility of proposed toll lanes....
  • Comment period open on San Diego Freeway project

    Comment period open on San Diego Freeway project
    The public has an extra 15 days to comment on the Orange County Transportation Authority's draft environmental impact report for a proposed widening of the San Diego (405) Freeway. Orange County residents have until July 17 to send their comments to OCTA...