Newport Blvd District 6 Sewer Project

Construction Starting in City of Newport Beach

Post Date:08/28/2017

Starting September 5, crews will begin construction at northbound Newport Boulevard, north of Pacific Coast Highway and head towards Hospital Road.  Lane closures and detours will be in place.  Shortly after the start date, there will be a temporary closure of the Newport/Old Newport Blvd transition ramp for approximately 3 months.

Newport OldNewport Closure 

Construction hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  The ramp closure will remain in place 24 hours/7 days a week during this first phase.  Dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen operational factors or inclement weather. 

Follow the progress of the project and receive construction updates by signing up for e-notifications and select "Newport Blvd District 6 Sewer" in the news section.

For a copy of the start of construction alert, click here.  


Week of September 4 - Closure of Newport Blvd/Old Newport Blvd transition ramp during construction hours.  Detour via Hospital Rd or Industrial Way.

Week of September 11 - Closure of Hospital Rd between Newport Blvd and Old Newport Blvd during construction hours.  Detour via Newport Blvd/Old Newport Blvd ramp or Industrial Way.

Week of September 18 (tentative) - Temporary closure of the Newport Blvd/Old Newport Blvd transition ramp for approximately 3 months.  See suggested detour map above.


If you have any questions or want the most up-to-date information, please call our Construction Hotline at (714) 378-2965 or e-mail


Project Description:

The Newport Blvd. District 6 Trunk Sewer Relief construction project will replace an existing 60 years old regional sewer pipeline with a larger sewer pipeline to increase the sewer flow capacity and reduce the risk of spills.  Construction will take place along Newport Blvd. between Pacific Coast Highway and Industrial Way in the City of Newport Beach and Pomona Ave and 17th St in the City of Costa Mesa.  

Project Area Map



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