Currently Underway

The following projects are in design stages, under environmental review, or under construction:
Anticipated Completion Date
Alton Parkway Rehabilitation Project The project would resurface the asphalt and restripe Alton Parkway between Portola Parkway and Rancho Parkway South. The Construction contract is anticipated to be awarded to All American Asphalt in August 2016, with construction commencing in September. 

Alton Parkway Rehabilitation Project - Plans
Alton Parkway Rehabilitation Project - Specifications
November 2016
ADA Ramp Improvements, Phase 8 - Tamarisk Park This project is the eighth phase of a multi-phase program that surveys and documents the condition of access ramps throughout the City for Building Code and ADA compliance. This project will construct a new access ramp, retaining walls, and handrails, entering the park off Tamarisk adjacent to the new stairs, and joining the existing lower walkway near the tot lot playground. Project Plans and Specifications are available for review:
 ADA Ramp Improvements, Phase 8 - Plans
ADA Ramp Improvements, Phase 8 - Specifications
 Fall 2016
Citywide Traffic Signal Management The project develops and implements a traffic signal monitoring program, signal coordinating master plan, and performs average daily counts citywide. This project is currently in the implementation phase.  Summer 2017
Illuminated Street Name Sign Panel Replacement The project includes the replacement of deteriorated internally illuminated street name panels at traffic signal locations citywide. The multi-year project began July 2013 and will continue through 2016-2017 replacing 34 panels per year. The City's Traffic Signal Maintenance contractor is installing the illuminated street name panel.  Fall 2017
Lake Forest Sports Park Improvements - Phase 2 The project includes a second phase of improvements at the Lake Forest Sports Park and Recreation Center. This project will provide additional lighting at the south tot lot and the batting cages to eliminate dark shadows and extend the hours of use. The project also includes the construction and installation of handrails, guardrails, and steps in the terrace seating areas for an overall improved access to the multi-use fields and synthetic soccer fields.
Spring 2017
Portola Parkway Rehabilitation Project The project will resurface the asphalt and restripe Portola Parkway between Alton Parkway and El Toro Road. Project Plans and Specifications are available for review:

Portola Parkway Rehabilitation Project - Plans
Portola Parkway Rehabilitation Project - Specifications
 Spring 2017
Portola Parkway Widening and Streetscape This project provides traffic safety and traffic congestion relief by widening one lane southbound on Portola Pkwy.  Design contract awarded to Civil Works in June 2014 and construction contract awarded to Kasa Construction in June 2016.

Roadway construction is expected to begin August 8, 2016. The project will:

(1) Widen southbound Portola Parkway from the SR-241 off-ramp to Rancho Parkway. In addition, the City will install a dedicated exit lane for the off-ramp and a third southbound lane between SR-241 and Rancho Parkway.

(2) Install median landscaping using drought tolerant plants on Portola Parkway from SR-241 to El Toro Road. Improvements would also include removal and replacement of existing curb, gutter and sidewalk, traffic signal modifications, as well as storm drain catch basin and street lighting installation.

Construction activity, including lane closures, will occur Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Portola Parkway Widening Project Maps
Median Landscape Rendering 1
Median Landscape Rendering 2
Median Landscape Rendering 3
Winter 2016
Sidewalk Repairs This annual program focuses on repairing damaged existing sidewalks at street and park locations throughout the City. Staff is currently addressing repairs of citywide sidewalk trip hazards. Annual
Street Light Installation at Various Locations This project investigates and installs streetlights  at various locations in the City is based on need, site conditions and requests by residents. Locations currently under investigations are Alton Pkwy at Odessa; Ridgeline Road at Richland Way; and the intersection of Islamare Lane and Overlake Drive. This project is currently in the design phase. Summer 2016
Street Sign Replacement This project replaces faded street signs citywide in phases until 2018, to meet new compliance requirements of the 2012 California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Currently, signs around schools will be updated by June 2015 and citywide by 2018. Summer 2018
Teed Street Storm Drain Improvement The project provides drainage improvements on Teed Street near Vesper Road. The City has contracted with Proactive Engineering for the design phase of the project. The project is expected to start in Spring 2016. Spring 2017
Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization (TSSP) Synchronization of traffic signals across multi-jurisdictional boundaries along the remaining three of eight major arterial roadways in the City listed below. Synchronized timing programs have been implemented at the three locations below. The City is preparing to initiate the monitoring and operation phase of the project.  Five of eight major arterials are already completed (refer to Recently Completed list).
1. Alton Parkway                                     
2. Bake Parkway                                       
3. Barranca/Muirlands                               
Summer 2017

Summer 2017
Summer 2017
Spring 2017  
Village Pond Park This project rehabilitates Village Pond Park with new landscaping, walkways, park amenities, and water quality improvements. The project design reduces the waterfowl population to a more sustainable number while improving the entire park experience.
Access the Village Pond Park webpage for all bids specifications, reports, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and more.
Summer 2017