The Orange County Transportation Authority has declared an emergency need for railroad track stabilization in southern San Clemente following an indefinite train service suspension between South Orange County and Oceanside because of movement of the train rail.
San Clemente Mayor Gene James offers a response to Craig Keshishian’s guest column last month regarding the proposed project to add an HOV lane in both directions of the 5 Freeway from Avenida Pico to the county line.
Political commentator Craig Keshishian authors a guest column this month to write about his concerns and findings with OCTA’s and Caltrans’ $230 million project proposal to widen the 5 Freeway from Avenida Pico to the county line as part of a traffic relief effort to add HOV lanes.
The Serra Siding Project proposes to extend 1.2 miles of the siding track that runs parallel to the main track in Dana Point from Victoria Boulevard to Beach Road and replace the 94-year-old railroad bridge over Coast Highway.
OCTA will host meetings on July 28 and Aug. 2 for South County residents to comment their thoughts on planned improvements to Interstate 5 from the Avenida Pico exit south to the San Diego County Line.