Post Date: 01/28/2020 2:54 PMState Route 74 (SR-74), also known as Ortega Highway, will be closed completely on Saturday, Feb. 8th and Sunday, Feb. 9th for slope stabilization work. The closure will take place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day depending on the weather. The hard closure will be in place form postmile 7.0. to postmile 11.8. See image below.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be conducting the closure to install permanent rock slope protection along the roadway as part of their slope stabilization work on SR-74.
SR-74 is a popular alternate route for Lake Elsinore residents to and from Orange County.
Read Caltrans Press Release