Caltrans leaders review new changes to the Florida Avenue raised median strip project during Open House

Caltrans leaders review new changes to the Florida Avenue raised median strip project during Open House

Caltrans District 8 Director John Bulinski joined a cadre of Caltrans engineers, Aug. 24 to update Hemet residents and city officials of the transportation agency’s plans to construct raised medians along the length of Florida Avenue from West Acacia in Hemet to the Ramona Expressway in 2018. Caltrans’ $9.5 million highway safety project quickly brought […]

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

I-15 traffic congests Rainbow as residents fight back

When traffic backs up on Interstate 15, usually during the afternoon rush hour, more and more commuters are opting to detour through Rainbow, much to the dismay of the residents there. Many of the 1,800 residents of Rainbow are affected by the increasing number of cars traveling through their small community from 3:30 to 6:30 […]

Hemet’s Florida Avenue latest raised median plans are on review at upcoming open house, Caltrans officials present

The latest and nearly final plans for the upcoming Caltrans Florida Avenue raised curb median project will be reviewed in an open house event Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Simpson Center, 305 E. Devonshire Avenue, in Hemet. The project has been under scrutiny by members of the Hemet Chamber of Commerce, Hemet merchants who do […]

Caltrans, other agencies launch ‘Look Both Ways’ pedestrian safety program

Caltrans, other agencies launch ‘Look Both Ways’ pedestrian safety program

Billboards urging pedestrians to “Look Both Ways” will soon be displayed on the freeways and local roads in the Inland Empire asking them to be very careful crossing roads. The billboard program in conjunction with Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, Palm Springs Police Department and other law enforcement agencies has already begun in the Coachella […]

 Pedestrian Safety Campaign started in Coachella Valley to launch across Inland Empire

PALM SPRINGS – A pedestrian safety ad campaign in the Coachella Valley will be expanded to the greater Inland Empire to combat a growing trend of pedestrian fatalities and injury crashes, Caltrans announced today. The “Look Both Ways” campaign began last month with seven billboards along Interstate 10 and Coachella Valley roadways to address pedestrian-related […]

Caltrans to acquire flood control district property by state route 74

The California Department of Transportation will be acquiring 950 square feet of land owned by the Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District but considered surplus to the district’s needs. A 4-0 vote May 2 by the Riverside County board of supervisors, who comprise the board of the Riverside County Flood Control and Water […]

Questions remain on Caltrans Hemet state Route 74 median project plan

Questions remain on Caltrans Hemet state Route 74 median project plan

After responding to Hemet merchants’ criticism of the planned Florida Avenue Raised Curb Median project and $1.5 million in revisions, Caltrans engineers still found some questions regarding the project slated to begin in 2018. Caltrans invited local merchants and other interested citizens to an open house meeting at the Hemet Simpson Center March 20, to […]

Lamb Canyon state Route 79 Caltrans delays seen

Median crossovers for traffic control on state Route 79 from Beaumont to San Jacinto have begun as the California Department of Transportation continues work on the $1.5-million Lamb Canyon Drainage Project. The Caltrans project will be installing drainage inlets on SR-79 from First Street in Beaumont to Gilman Springs Road near San Jacinto. The project […]

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