City Announces SR-73 Closures
In a press release today the City of Costa Mesa announced that State Route 73 - the Corona Del Mar Freeway - will be closed for construction from the northern entry point at the I-405 to Jamboree Road over the weekend of October 20th and 21st.
The Corona del Mar (73) Freeway between the 405 Freeway and Jamboree Boulevard will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22. The location and times of the closures are:
- Southbound 73 to the 55: 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
- Southbound 73 from the 55 to Jamboree Road: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
- Northbound 73 from Jamboree Road to Campus Drive: Midnight to 7 p.m. Saturday
- Northbound 73 from Jamboree Road to Campus Drive: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
PLEASE PLAN AHEAD
This very busy stretch of roadway will be virtually unusable by traffic for most of that weekend in both directions. There is a link on that press release that takes you to detailed CalTrans maps with instructions for ways around the construction confusion.
ANOTHER REMINDER NEXT WEEK
I'll remind you again next week of this very serious impediment to drivers in our region so you can plan ahead. Please take some time NOW to read the press release and the CalTrans maps.