Author: mmicallef@santa-ana.org

Lane reductions on EB 17th St. and Ponderosa St., May 6 – 10

On Monday, May 6, starting at 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. the next day, traffic lanes on eastbound 17th Street and Ponderosa Street will be reduced to one lane.  The lane reductions are due to construction activity in the area and will be in place through Friday, May 10, 2024. We recommend using alternate routes … Continued

Public Works Maintenance Services Division celebrates Arbor Day

In recognition of National Arbor Day, the City’s Public Works Maintenance Services Division collaborated with multiple City departments and vendors, to host a family-friendly citywide community event on April 20, 2024, at Jerome Park celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day.  The Me Encanta Santa Ana event, which means I love Santa Ana in Spanish, gave … Continued

Traffic Engineer speaks at Public Works Conference

On April 17, 2024, at the 25th Annual American Public Works Association PWX SoCal Conference, City of Santa Ana Public Works Senior Traffic Engineer, Ruben Castaneda gave an engaging presentation on the “Santa Ana Vision Zero Plan” that has a goal to achieve zero pedestrian and bicyclists fatalities in Santa Ana.  The presentation discussed the … Continued

$1 million grant awarded to remove diseased trees

The of City of Santa Ana’s Public Works Maintenance Services Division has recently been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service program through its Urban and Community Forestry Program.  The Urban and Community Forestry Program provides funding to municipalities to plant and maintain trees, combat extreme heat and … Continued

Early morning closure of Ritchey Street daily April 8-12

UPDATE: This post has been revised to reflect the new closure time of April 8-12. Crews are scheduled to continue work on a drainage system adjacent to Ritchey Street, which requires closing Ritchey Street from Wright Street to E. St. Andrew Place.  Local business access will be maintained. Ritchey Street will be closed from 1 … Continued

Republic Services Annual Summer Internship Program now taking applications

The City of Santa Ana’s trash and recycling pickup contractor, Republic Services, is working with the City to help high school and college-aged (18 or older) students who are Santa Ana residents become educated in the three R’s; Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. As part of the effort to make recycling second nature to all City … Continued

Santa Ana’s first crosswalk art installed in Willard neighborhood

This week we celebrated the installation of Santa Ana’s first crosswalk art! A special dedication ceremony was hosted by the Public Works Agency on Wednesday, March 27, to unveil the crosswalk art located at 15th and Ross streets in the Willard neighborhood. Local neighborhood artist Cynthia Luján designed the crosswalk art, which is intended to … Continued

Refurbished Pacific Park monument signs unveiled

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, a special neighborhood ceremony was hosted by the City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency for the unveiling of the refurbished Pacific Park monument signs. The monument signs commemorate the Pacific Park neighborhood name and are located at two neighborhood entrances: two are at Walnut Street and Cypress Avenue and … Continued

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