Florida Avenue Highway 74 median strip work resumes

The California Department of Transportation raised curb median project from Valle Vista to Hemet by its contractor Autobahn, the other half of the $20 million safety project contracted out to Granite Construction Co. on state Route 74 from Acacia Avenue in Hemet to Interstate 215 resumed this week.Because of the stormy weather last week, the two construction company projects were put on hiatus until Monday, Dec. 1, when work resumed.“We had to put them on work hiatus from Thursday, Nov. 28, until Sunday, Dec. 1, because of the weather and the Thanksgiving holiday,” Joy Schneider, Caltrans public information officer, said.In the previous weeks, the contractors have closed off one of the two lanes either going east or west each day to pour the basic curbing for the medians. T
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