I-5 Ortega Interchange - Fact Sheet

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  • I-5 Ortega Interchange

    This project was completed in 2015.

    Caltrans District 12 reconstructed the Ortega Highway Interchange at the I-5 freeway in San Juan Capistrano. Construction began in February 2013 and was completed in late 2015. Crews widened the Ortega Highway Bridge, reconstructed on- and off-ramps, constructed a new northbound I-5 loop on-ramp from eastbound Ortega Highway as well as realigned the Ortega Highway/Del Obispo intersection. The project was initiated by Caltrans, OCTA and the City of San Juan Capistrano, as the solution to the I-5/Ortega Highway "choke point,” which regularly caused significant delays and congestion.

    I-5 Ortega Interchange Fact Sheet

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