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 […]

New traffic signal coming to Florida Avenue at Hemet Street

HEMET – JFL Electrical contractors are completing the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of Florida Avenue (SR-74) and Hemet Street. The California Department of Transportation contracted with JFL to install the light. Work began Wednesday Sept. 7 with JFL contractors working from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Most of the work on […]