Commuters can sign up for updates on closures and schedules on Cajalco Road interchange project

CORONA – The City of Corona, in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8, is reconstructing the Cajalco Road Interchange located on Interstate 15 (I-15) at Cajalco Road from Temescal Canyon Road to Bedford Canyon Road. The $45 million investment includes the widening of Cajalco Road from a two-lane bridge to a six-lane overcrossing […]

Help is only a phone app away

Getting help or information from government agencies can often be time consuming and frustrating. Figuring out what agency to call and suffering through busy signals and multilayered automated phone directories can make callers forget the reason they called in the first place. But now people can get help by simply downloading an app through App Store […]

Florida Avenue median landscaping decision postponed by Hemet City Council

Even after weeks of negotiations with Caltrans concerning the planned raised median strip project on Florida Avenue, the Hemet City Council still is not satisfied with the landscaping agreement as submitted. Questions arose on the proposed landscaping agreement by councilmembers during the Sept. 26 council meeting of who should have the responsibility of maintaining the […]

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 […]

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