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September 28, 2020 5:04AM
September 28, 2020 5:04AM

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Turtle Ridge Pipeline Protection Project

Turtle Ridge Construction Map 090320 Irvine Ranch Water District contractors will be installling a complete cathodic protection system for domestic and recycled water pipelines along Turtle Ridge Drive, Federation Way and Summit Park.

Water service:  All water service to the area will be shut off Sept. 19-20. (Affected customers will be notified beforehand.)

Road closure: Southbound Turtle Ridge Drive will be closed from Bonita Canyon to Federation Way on Sept. 19 & 20.

Lane closures: Periodic lane closures will cause traffic delays. Sidewalks may be closed, and bicyclists and motorists will need to share the road in some areas.

Questions: Contact the IRWD Public Affairs Department during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), at 949-453-5500 or at After-hours questions should be directed to IRWD’s customer service line at 949-453-5300.

Timeline (dates are subject to change):

  • • 9/14-18: (All areas) Potholing and preparation.
  • • 9/15-21: (Areas 4,8) Drill work, sidewalk and one W/B traffic lane closed.
  • • 9/19-20: (Areas 1,2,4,5,7) Dewatering pipes, S/B Turtle Ridge closed, water shutoffs.
  • • 9/21-23: (Area 1,4,5,7) Install insulator test stations.
  • • 9/24-30: (Areas 6) Other equipment installations.
  • • 9/21-25: (Area 8) Install deep anode well
  • • 11/2-20: (Areas 1,2,8) Install electrical equipment and conduit.
  • • 11/11-13: (All areas) Concrete and asphalt repairs.
  • • 11/16-17: (All areas) Slurry seal.
  • • 11/23-12/7: (All areas) Lane striping (two applications)

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Project Updates+

Week of September 21, 2020:

Construction was delayed last weekend in order to obtain equipment necessary for the project. As a result, drill work on Federation Way is now scheduled to begin on Monday, September 28. Last weekend's work and water shutoffs will be rescheduled to October.

Week of September 14, 2020:

Construction is scheduled to begin this week, with potholing and preparation occurring at all construction areas. Drill work will take place at the northeast corner of Federation Way and Turtle Ridge Drive from September 15-21, requiring the closure of the sidewalk and the westbound lane on Federation Way. All southbound lanes of Turtle Ridge Drive will be closed between Bonita Canyon Road and Federation Way as crews dewater pipelines for the project. This work will begin on Saturday, September 19 and may extend into Sunday, September 20. Domestic and recycled water service to the area will be shut off during this phase of construction.