Portions of eastbound SR-22, northbound I-405, southbound I-405 to close for 20 hours this weekend

Map provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority suggesting detours during this weekend’s construction

Map provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority suggesting detours during this weekend’s construction


The southbound I-405 connector to the eastbound SR-22 Freeway has been reconstructed in order to make room for the new carpool connector, according to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). Once construction on the new connector is complete, the old connector will be demolished. In order to do so, portions of the eastbound SR-22, northbound I-405 and southbound I-405 freeways will be closed for approximately 20 hours this weekend, from 9pm on Saturday, Aug. 17 to approximately 5pm on Sunday, Aug. 18.

What will be closed:
• Northbound I-405 Freeway will be closed at Valley View Street
• Southbound I-405 Freeway will be closed between the I-605 Freeway junction to the eastbound SR-22 connector (near Valley View Street)
• 7th St./Eastbound SR-22 will be closed at southbound I-405 Freeway junction

Recommended detours
Here are some recommended detours for those heading north on the I-405 during the weekend of the bridge demolition:
From Northbound I-405, use one of the following (outlined in orange)
Exit Beach Blvd. and turn right
Take westbound SR-22 on-ramp to reconnect with northbound I-405
Exit Westminster Ave. (East) and turn left
Turn right on Bolsa Chica Rd.
Take the westbound SR-22 on-ramp to reconnect with the northbound I-405
Exit Valley View St. and turn left onto Garden Grove Blvd.
Turn right on Valley View St.
Take westbound SR-22 to reconnect with the northbound I-405

Here are some recommended detours for those heading south on the I-405 during the weekend of the bridge demolition:
From Southbound I-405 use one of the following (outlined in green)
Exit Studebaker Rd. and turn right
Turn left on E. 2nd St./Westminster Ave.
Continue on Westminster Ave. to access southbound I-405
Merge onto northbound I-605
Exit Katella Ave. and turn right
Turn right on Valley View St. to access southbound I-405

From Southbound I-605 use the following detour (outlined in green)
Exit Willow St. and turn right
Turn left on Studebaker Rd.
Turn left on E. 2nd St./Westminster Ave.
Continue on Westminster Ave. to access southbound I-405

From 7th St./Eastbound SR-22 use the following (outlined in green)
Merge onto northbound I-605
Exit Katella Ave. and turn right
Turn right on Valley View St. to access southbound I-405

Source: OCTA

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