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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Join us for a Groundbreaking Ceremony--SR 57/Lambert Road Interchange Improvement Project

Help us kick-off this long-awaited project that will benefit residents, businesses, visitors and commuters.  Join us for the SR 57/Lambert Road Interchange Improvement Groundbreaking Ceremony 10:00 am, Friday, June 21.  This brief ceremony will take place at 1700 E. Lambert Road, Brea (SE corner of Lambert Road and SR 57.  View invite.

The $98 million project is scheduled for completion by December 2021.  Improvements include providing additional capacity, better traffic flow, enhanced safety, reduced congestion and delays. Additionally, the project will enable the future construction of the Northbound Truck Climbing Lane, between Lambert Road and the Orange County and Los Angeles County line. Click here to view a rendering of what the new interchange will look like.

Brea was awarded approximately $75 million from State and Federal funds. The City has also committed about $12 million for the project from its local mitigation funds, and was awarded over $12 million from OCTA Measure M 2 funds, now known as “OC Go” Funds, for property acquisition and construction. All in, approximately 88% of the project funding comes from grants.  City staff will work with Caltrans to minimize construction disruption, manage traffic and support ongoing communication throughout the project.   Keep informed by following Caltrans website and social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Additionally, follow the City of Brea official news sources for updates.

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