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CONSTRUCTION ALERT
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT PROJECT REQUIRES TRAFFIC MODIFICATIONS AND CLOSURES ON PORTIONS OF BRISTOL STREET NORTH BETWEEN BIRCH STREET AND REDHILL AVENUE

WHAT:

Bristol Street Slope Stabilization Project: John Wayne Airport (JWA) will construct improvements to the dirt slope located south of the airfield and adjacent to Bristol Street North between Campus Drive and the SR-73 Freeway bridge. Drivers in this area should give themselves extra time for travel, exercise caution and adhere to posted speed limits.

The following traffic controls will be implemented:

  • Bristol Street North, right lane at Birch Street will be converted to right turn only;
  • Bristol Street North, right lane at Campus Drive will be converted to right turn only;
  • The far right lane on Bristol Street North, between Campus Drive and the SR-73 Freeway bridge will be closed for the duration of the project.
  • Two right lanes on Campus Drive at Bristol Street North will be converted to right-turn on red only.

WHEN:

Monday, July 14, 2014 through winter 2014

WHY:

The project will improve the aesthetics and stability of the slope at the south end of the airfield. The slope, which parallels North Bristol Street, is approximately 1,500-feet long and its maximum height above street grade is approximately 20 feet.

Construction comments or questions should be referred to:
Phone: 949.252.5200
Email: info@ocair.com
Web site: www.ocair.com

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue.  The Airport serves more than nine million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  More information can be found at www.ocair.com or at facebook.com/johnwayneairport or on twitter.com/johnwayneair.