We may have seen nothing yet.
Public schools start Monday, and several use the I-5 and Ortega Highway as access points, especially nearby San Juan Elementary and San Juan Hills High School. Parents will join their private-school counterparts heading to Mission Basilica and Capistrano Valley Christian.
“Especially for those families who must now navigate through the Ortega construction, please plan to arrive as early as possible,” said San Juan Hills Principal Tom Ressler in a recorded message to parents.
Caltrans has scheduled the follow lane reductions and ramp closures for the week of Sept. 8-14.
Lane closure on the northbound I-5 freeway between Camino Capistrano and Jenipero Serra Road today through Thursday, between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Lane reduction on the southbound I-5 freeway between Junipero Serra Road and Camino Capistrano today through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Northbound I-5 Off-Ramp to Ortega Highway ramp closed today between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Northbound I-5 On-Ramp from Ortega Highway ramp closed on Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.