Parts of 73 Freeway closed Oct. 20, 21

The city of Costa Mesa announced Monday that portions of the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway will be closed later this month.

On Oct. 20 and 21, parts of the freeway in both directions will be closed intermittently, according to a California Department of Transportation announcement.

Between 5 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. both days, southbound lanes between the San Diego (405) and Costa Mesa (55) freeways are expected to be closed, the agency announced on its website.

Southbound lanes between the 55 and Jamboree Road are also expected to close both days between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Northbound lanes from Jamboree Road to Campus Drive will be closed between noon and 7 p.m. Oct. 20, and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 21.

Caltrans lists several detours on its website. Drivers can also find a link to suggested routes around the closures on the city of Costa Mesa website at

— Lauren Williams

Twitter: @lawilliams30

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