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By Steve Breazeale

Several road closures in San Juan Capistrano will go into effect this weekend as a result of the Orangeman Half-Distance Triathlon.

On Sunday, September 23, the following road closures will take place between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.:

  • The San Juan Creek bike trail will be closed from Doheny State Beach to Calle Arroyo.
  • The eastbound parking lane will be coned-off on Calle Arroyo, from Paseo Tirador to Avenida Siega.
  • La Novia Avenue will be closed between San Juan Creek Road and Calle Arroyo.
  • The eastbound parking lane will be coned-off on Avenida Siega, from Calle Arroyo to Ortega Highway.

Additionally:

  • The northbound lanes on La Pata Avenue will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., but access will be maintained for traffic to and from the Blenheim Equestrian Center.
  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Ortega Highway between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., but access will remain to and from Antonio Parkway and La Pata Avenue. Traffic flaggers will be on site to direct eastbound and westbound traffic.
  • Ortega Highway will be closed between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for traffic heading eastbound from Antonio Parkway to El Cariso Village.

Traffic signs have been posted on Interstate 5 near the triathlon route and at streets and intersections that will be heavily impacted.

For more information, call the event organizers at 855.664.6367 or visit orangemantriathlon.com.

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