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Caltrans to close SR 74 from Friday, July 30 through Monday, August 2

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on State route 74 (SR-74) in Orange County at Nichols Institute to the Riverside County line.

A full 55-hour weekend closure will begin at 9:00 pm on Friday, July 30 and continues to 4:00 am on Monday, August 2.

  • Pilot cars will be utilized to escort LOCAL RESIDENTS ONLY with pass through the closure.
  • Message signs will be located at intersections leading up to Nichols Institute to advise motorists to take alternative routes.
  • Detour 1: Southbound I-5 to eastbound SR-76 to northbound I-15.
  • Detour 2: Northbound I-5 to northbound SR-55 to eastbound SR-91 to southbound I-15.
  • Please obey all posted signs and traffic instructions, including the pilot escort car for the safety of all workers and motorists.

Caltrans appreciates the public’s patience while we perform this work. Electronic Changeable Messages Signs will notify drivers of the closure. The work schedule is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials, and/or construction-related issues.

The article above was released by Caltrans.


  1. There is an error in the title. It should be June 30 not June 20

    1. Mr. Perez,

      Thank you for reading Orange County Breeze, and for taking the time to point out our error.

      The title has been corrected to read “June 30”.

      Again, thank you for reading Orange County Breeze.

      Shelley Henderson
      editor, Orange County Breeze

      1. Month should be July, not June.

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