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Category: Public Works

Street closures and permitted events for May 16-22

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. If a weather event occurs on the anticipated start date, the street closures for construction activity will be delayed until the weather clears. Friday and Saturday, May … Continued

Recycle Your Used Oil Filter and Get One for Free

Now through June 30, 2024, you can bring your used oil filter for recycling and receive a new oil filter for free at one of the following participating stores: O’Reilly Auto Parks 1312 W. Edinger Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92704 (714) 754-1432 Auto Zone 810 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704 (714) 418-0766 Free … Continued

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

Street closures and permitted events for May 2-8

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. If a weather event occurs on the anticipated start date, the street closures for construction activity will be delayed until the weather clears. Saturday, May 4 Plaza … Continued

Street closures planned for OC Marathon on May 5

Street closures will be in effect for the OC Marathon on Sunday, May 5, in Santa Ana, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, from 5 a.m. to as late as 12:30 p.m. The following street closures are planned in Santa Ana on May 5: MacArthur Blvd. at Raitt Street, both directions Raitt St. northbound from Sunflower … 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

Street closures planned April 27 for Santa Ana Fun Run

The race is on, Santa Ana! Street closures will be in place for the Santa Ana Fun Run this Saturday, April 27, from 2 a.m. to 12 p.m., spanning from Flower to Bush streets and from 17th Street to Santa Ana Boulevard. Access will be open for those attending Día de los Niños, Día de … Continued

Street closures and permitted events for April 18-24

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. Update: Monday, April 22-May 31 one traffic lane only westbound on Segerstrom Avenue between Bristol and Flower Streets, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20 one … Continued

Students learn from construction engineers

On Monday, April 15, 2024, the Santa Ana Public Works construction engineering team had the opportunity to participate in a structure building activity with the 4th grade class at Jackson Elementary School.  The Public Works engineers, Michelle Cabañas, Danny Mai, and Gerardo Padilla guided the students in constructing earthquake-resistant structures using spaghetti and marshmallows.  The … Continued

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