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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 'It's the start of Christmas'

    'It's the start of Christmas'
    COSTA MESA — Even for the most seasoned trucker, hauling a 14,000-pound Christmas tree down the 5 Freeway is a pretty unusual experience. South Coast Plaza's 96-foot white fir — the same size and species as the one used last year —...
  • Coastal Commission to decide on plans for park

    Citing concerns about endangered bird habitat and wetlands, California Coastal Commission staff members have recommended rejecting Newport Beach's plans for Sunset Ridge Park. The fate of the 20-acre public sports park near the West Coast Highway-...
  • Mailbag: Writer misstated facts about Sandra Genis

  • OCTA responds to city leaders' criticism

    OCTA responds to city leaders' criticism
    The Orange County Transportation Authority told the leaders of Costa Mesa and five other Orange County cities bordering the San Diego (405) Freeway that their concerns over the freeway's proposed improvement will be taken into consideration, according...
  • Commentary: Stop the 'south county Lexus' lanes

    The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has devised an audacious scheme, and its spin-off, "alternatives 3 and 3-A," would use billions of Measure M2 freeway congestion-improvement tax dollars to construct toll lanes on the San Diego (405)...
  • Construction closes segment of Sand Canyon Avenue

    Motorists planning to travel on Sand Canyon Avenue, just south of the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Irvine, will want to pick an alternate route this week. There will be a construction-related road closure between Oak Canyon and Laguna Canyon roads. The...
  • Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway

    Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway
    Editor's note: The error to which the mayor refers was caused by an editing mistake, which misstated Costa Mesa's position on the proposed San Diego (405) Freeway widening. Re. "OCTA: Focus group favors widening 405," July 28: While I appreciate the...
  • 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...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Toy Boat store to stay open, owner says

    A cash mob may have saved Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, which was scheduled to close this week but instead remains open with brisk business, its owner said. "We thought we would be packing up right now," Lori Curtin said in an interview, squeezed between...
  • OCTA may amend 405 plan in Costa Mesa

    OCTA may amend 405 plan in Costa Mesa
    The Orange County Transportation Authority is working on a second toll-road option for the San Diego (405) Freeway improvement project that would keep the Fairview Road overpass from being torn down. The option, called Alternative "3-A," would have two...
  • Commentary: OCTA'S 405 compromise doesn't cut it

    Recently, I attended another of the Orange County Transportation Authority's Stakeholder Working Group meetings to discuss the latest proposals to widen the San Diego (405) Freeway from the San Gabriel (605) Freeway to the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway....
  • Triathlon to affect Coast Highway lanes, Crystal Cove

    The 15th annual Pacific Coast Triathlon is planned for Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday morning. Drivers can expect a portion of the southbound lanes on East Coast Highway to be closed from early in the morning until about 11 a.m. Organizers didn't...