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Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) stated southbound I-5 from the PCH/Las Ramblas exit to the Avenida Pico exit will be reduced to two lanes as of 9 a.m. on Feb. 28. The lane reductions will also take place March 1 and 4.

The southbound I-5 lanes were originally scheduled to be reduced to two lanes from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday but were delayed due to rain on Tuesday, according to an OCTA press release. The daytime lane closures are necessary because of temperature requirements for paving and striping work. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes if possible when the striping projects begin. More information is available at

Photo: Courtesy of OCTA
Photo: Courtesy of OCTA

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