The Camino de Estrella retaining wall is being constructed near the Interstate 5 expansion project. Photo: Courtesy of Orange County Transportation Authority

By Eric Heinz 

Orange County Transportation Authority officials said construction crews are currently forming the bottom of the new retaining wall along the northbound I-5 off-ramp to Camino de Estrella.

Also, both the Avenida Pico’s southbound I-5 off-ramp and northbound I-5 on-ramp will begin nightly closures on Sunday for roadway widening and vegetation removal activities. The nighttime closures, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., will allow crews to safely access the construction areas.

Several Friday night concrete pours are scheduled for the wall, beginning Sept. 25.

Visit for up-to-date information on closures and traffic information.

About The Author Staff

comments (1)

  • Absolutely ridiculous planning by the city. Frwy widening and outlet malls all at the same time just choking traffic in this town. I believe an elementary student could plan better.


comments (1)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>