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Capital Improvement Projects

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The City of Mission Viejo's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) provides for construction, improvement, and maintenance of various public facilities.  Projects fall into one of four major categories:  General Infrastructure; Roadway Rehabilitation; Transportation Systems/Traffic Capacity; and Parks, Recreation, and Municipal Facilities.  There are two major phases to each project:  Design and Construction.  

General Infrastructure 

Catch Basin Debris Screens
Construction: Spring 2024
Contractor:  TBD
Project Manager:  Amanda Bajhart, 949-470-8419,
Department:  Public Works

This project will install automated retractable screens and connector pipe screens in catch basins in the "North El Toro area" to prevent trash and debris from entering local waterways and ultimately the ocean.  The project is funded mostly through a Measure M2 grant administered by OCTA.

Roadway Rehabilitation 

Residential Resurfacing Program
Construction:  Summer/Fall 2023
Contractors:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Rich Schlesinger, 949-470-3079, rschlesinger@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

The Residential Resurfacing Program is an annual program for removing and replacing deficient concrete and asphalt and resurfacing public streets in designated residential areas.  This program is operated on a 7-year cycle.  The streets for this year's project have not yet been determined.  To learn when your street is scheduled to be resurfaced, view the City's Residential Resurfacing List.  

Arterial Highway Pavement Rehabilitation
Construction:  Fall 2023
Contractor:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Amanda Bajhart, 949-470-8419, abajhart@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

This project will replace deficient concrete curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway aprons and access ramps, as well as deficient sections of asphalt pavement, followed by an asphalt rubber hot mix overlay of the entire roadway.  The Fall 2023 project will encompass Melinda Road from Santa Margarita Parkway to Olympiad Road.

Transportation Systems/Traffic Capacity  

La Paz Road Widening
Construction:  Ongoing through Spring 2024
Contractor:  Flat Iron West, Inc.
Project Manager:  Mark Chagnon, 949-470-3091, mchagnon@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

This project will widen La Paz Road from four to six lanes between Chrisanta Drive and Muirlands Boulevard.  It will include the widening of the existing bridges, which cross over the railroad tracks.

Felipe/Oso Intersection Improvements
Design:  Ongoing through December 2023
Designer:  Michael Baker International
Project Manager:  Mark Chagnon, 949-470-3091, mchagnon@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

This project will provide additional turn lanes to improve intersection operations and ease traffic congestion, as well as landscaping to improve the appearance of the intersection.  

Oso Parkway Westbound 1-5 Freeway Northbound On-ramp Widening
Design:  Ongoing through December 2023
Designer:  Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.
Project Manager:  Rich Schlesinger, 949-470-3079, rschlesinger@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

This project will widen the northbound freeway on-ramp from one lane to two lanes at Oso Parkway to where the on-ramp currently is two lanes wide.

Traffic Signal Synchronization
Construction:  Ongoing through 2024
Contractor:  Procured by OCTA 
Project Manager:  Mario Gutierrez, 949-470-3068, mgutierrez@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Works

Based on funding from Measure M2 grant funds, the City is working with OCTA and other agencies on regional projects to synchronize traffic signals along major arterial corridors.  Improved synchronization plans are currently being  implemented on Santa Margarita Parkway. Upcoming projects include Crown Valley Parkway, Felipe Road/Olympiad Road and Marguerite Parkway. 

Parks, Recreation, and Municipal Facilities

Christopher Park Playground Rehabilitation
Construction:  Completed Summer 2020
Contractor: LandForms Inc.
Project Manager:  Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085, jhill@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Services

Playground area to be renovated and updated to include new play equipment, site amenities, LED energy-efficient lighting, and ADA access.

Montanoso Recreation Center Rehabilitation
Design: Scheduled to commence February 2022
Designer: Jones & Madhavan for Design Services
Project Manager:  Danny Walsh, 949-470-3044, dwalsh@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Services

New pool decking, modification/replacement of pool equipment and lighting, correction of accessibility issues, updating of exterior showers, and replacement of certain fitness equipment.

Craycraft Park Improvements
Construction:  Completed Summer 2020
Contractor: A2Z Construction Inc.
Project Manager:  Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085, jhill@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Services

New restroom building, reconfiguration of the existing shade structure and play area, and repurposing of the existing restroom building/snack bar.

Coronado Park Play Area Rehabilitation
Construction:  February 2022 through Spring 2022
Contractor: Micon Construction, Inc.
Project Manager:  Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085, jhill@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Services

Marty Russo Youth Athletic Park Field Lighting
Design:  Through March 2022
Designer:  RJM Design
Project Manager:  Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085, jhill@cityofmissionviejo.org
Department:  Public Services