SR-74 Ortega Lane Widening Project

Near Lake Elsinore

Weeknight Lane Closures

April 10 - 14, 2023

RIVERSIDE, CA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on State Route 74 (SR-74) in Riverside County from the Riverside and Orange County border to Monte Vista St. just west of Lake Elsinore. Weather permitting.

WEEKNIGHT FULL CLOSURES: One-way traffic control with escorts will be in place from 8 p.m. to 9:59 p.m. During the hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the route will be CLOSED to through traffic. 

RESIDENTS AND COMMUTERS will need to utilize the alternate routes to go around the closure each night BEGINNING AT 10 p.m. Access through the work zone will be prohibited during the previously stated hours. Work will take place nightly, east of the County line on SR-74, Monday through Friday. Weeknight work concludes Saturday, April 15 at 5 a.m. 

Residents from the Candy Store to OC line, will be directed to Orange County and WILL NOT be given access to go through to Lake Elsinore during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Residents from Long Canyon to the Candy Store, including Tenaja Truck Trail and Decker Canyon will be directed to Lake Elsinore and WILL NOT be given access to go through to Orange County during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

For complete details on closures and schedules, please click the "Roadwork Alert" button below.

Roadwork Alert

*Reminder* Caltrans District 12 (Orange County) has scheduled 14-hour weekend closures on Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16 from 7 am to 9 pm. Closures will occur from Nichols Institute to Riverside County Line. Resident access only within closure limits. All through traffic must take alternate routes.

Caltrans D12 Alert
Caltrans District 8 Website
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