Road Construction Projects
Portola Center Development Project: Construction on Medians 3 and 4
As part of the Portola Center project, four raised medians are planned near the intersection of Glenn Ranch Road and Saddleback Ranch Road. The medians are designed to improve overall traffic safety while enhancing roadway beautification.
Median 1: Installation of the median on Glenn Ranch Road, west of Saddleback Ranch Road, is complete.
Median 2: Installation of the median on Saddleback Ranch Road closest to Glenn Ranch Road is complete.
Median 3: Construction of the median on Saddleback Ranch Road closest to Millwood Road will begin next week and is scheduled to be completed by September 2017. Construction activities on Saddleback Ranch Road impacting traffic will be limited to 9:00am until 4:30 pm.
Median 4: Construction of the median on Glenn Ranch Road, east of Saddleback Ranch Road, will begin next week. This work will require the closure of one of two left turn lanes from Saddleback Ranch Road to southbound Glenn Ranch Road and one of the southbound through lanes on Glenn Ranch Road. The construction will be limited to 9:00 am until 4:30 pm and is scheduled to be completed by end of August 2017.
To keep traffic moving, measures to minimize roadway and traffic impacts are required. These measures include: limiting work to non-peak hours, opening travel lanes during construction where possible, and adjusting traffic signal timing.
Portola Center Development Project: IRWD Lane ClosureThe Irvine Ranch Water District is undergoing construction work adjacent to the south part of Portola Center, at the intersection of Glenn Ranch Road and Saddleback Ranch Road.
In order to ensure safety during the construction, 24 hour traffic control has been set up on Glenn Ranch Road. The traffic control has reduced the lanes on Glenn Ranch Road to one through lane and one left turn lane onto Saddleback Ranch Road.
Work is anticipated to last for 3-5 weeks.