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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Hemet Burlington Coat Factory and Sprouts Market see October openings

New Hemet Burlington Coat Factory and Sprouts Market see October openings

The $10 million fast-tract Burlington Coat Factory/Sprouts construction project by Savant Construction, Inc. at the old Wal-Mart building on Florida Avenue between Gilmore and Kirby roads is nearing completion and should be open for business in October. “I would say we are about 85 percent complete today,” said Paul Rosa Savant’s superintendent of the project […]