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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Commentary: Setting the record straight on the 405

    There has been significant debate in recent weeks regarding the plan by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the California Department of Transportation to improve the San Diego (405) Freeway through one of the most congested areas of the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Flag 'family' decorates for Fourth of July

    Corona del Mar Today: Flag 'family' decorates for Fourth of July
    A group of volunteers cruised Corona del Mar early on the Fourth of July, installing about 120 flags along East Coast Highway to celebrate Independence Day. "God bless America," Ray Kilz of Balboa Island said while he jogged in a fine mist to install...
  • Corona del Mar Today: CdMHS pool lot construction starts

    Construction on the Corona del Mar High School pool parking lot has begun with hopes that traffic will flow more smoothly during drop-off and pick-up when school begins in September. Last fall, members of the school's PTA complained about congestion in...
  • City Council votes to add sharrows in CdM

    Newport Beach City Council members voted 5 to 1 on Tuesday to add sharrows along East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar — a decision that will put the city on the map when it comes to bicycle safety, advocates said. “It moves Newport Beach into...
  • Commentary: Create a brick-paved promenade in CdM

    It would be tremendously expensive. That is what Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner told me when I emailed her with my humble idea about how to solve traffic problems along the section of East Coast Highway that goes through the flower streets. The recent...
  • Bridge plan may go nowhere

    The proposed 19th Street bridge, a project that has generated contention for years as it has teetered on the edge of existence, may be back on its way to being deleted from the Orange County Transportation Authority's Master Plan of Arterial Highways....
  • Police: Fleeing suspect wanted on drug charges

    A Costa Mesa police pursuit ended Monday when the female suspect fled her vehicle and jumped off a San Diego (405) Freeway bridge, police said. The pursuit began at 10:47 a.m. when an officer on a motorcycle tried to pull the woman over for traffic...
  • 405 closure not expected to hamper fair

    A planned closure of the 405 Freeway this summer is not expected to affect the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, officials say. As part of the $277-million West County Connectors project by the California Department of Transportation and the Orange...
  • From the Boathouse: Counting down to the Fourth

    Ahoy! The Fourth of July is next Thursday, and every year on the fourth is the Old Glory Boat Parade in Newport Harbor. This wonderful annual tribute to freedom attracts boats from neighboring harbors and spectators around the harbor. This year's...
  • Costa Mesa to improve roads near JWA

    Costa Mesa will temporarily close roads near John Wayne Airport in June as part of a $5.9-million project to improve streets and sidewalks. The city will hold two public meetings June 5 to inform the public about the construction, which will include...
  • CdM pipeline project could snarl traffic

    Corona del Mar drivers beware: A major water pipeline improvement project along area roads could create some traffic snarls starting this spring and into summer. "It's big, it's going to be a pain — no question about it," Newport Beach City...
  • Manhunt underway for Irvine shooter

    Authorities across Southern California were on high alert Thursday morning as a massive manhunt was underway for an ex-Los Angeles police officer sought in connection with a double homicide in Irvine and the shootings of three police officers, one of whom...