On June 14, construction broke ground on the $328-million West County Connectors Project, which will link carpool lanes at a three-highway convergence in Orange County, Calif. Photo: Courtesy Of OCTA The design-bid-build project is one of the county’s largest construction jobs in a decade, say officials. A joint venture of the California Dept. of Transportation and the Orange County Transportation Authority is set to complete the job by mid-2014. The first project segment will connect the westbound to the northbound high-occupancy-vehicle (HOV) lanes and reconstruct a highway interchange and a bridge crossing. The second segment also will connect two HOV
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