By Andrea Papagianis
Orange County is scheduled to continue work on repairs to an aging Dana Point Harbor bridge and Island Way this week and into next.
Island Way is a two-way road that connects Dana Point Harbor Drive to Dana Drive on the harbor’s island side. The bridge was built in 1969 and was seismically retrofitted in 2001.
The estimated $1.42 million project will replace existing pavement, resurface the bridge deck and improve ramps and crosswalks to conform to the American with Disabilities Act. Work will also be done on bridge piers to prevent future corrosion.
Crews will work on bridge structures Friday, before moving to grinding asphalt on Island Way on Monday, April 28. Work is scheduled to continue the following day and into Wednesday, April 30 to pave the roadway. No work is scheduled for the weekend, according to OC Public Works.
During construction, one lane of traffic and one sidewalk will be open at all times. Both traffic lanes will be open in the evening and the weekend.