Supervisors approve change order for French Valley runway work

The statewide health order due to the coronavirus epidemic deemed airports to be essential infrastructure which must continue operation during the state of emergency. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors responded with a change order to the French Valley Airport runway and taxiway rehabilitation contract which will reduce the runway closure from 21 to seven days.The supervisors’ 5-0 vote Tuesday, April 21, approved a change order to the contract with All-American Asphalt which will add $421,890 to the cost of the contract and increase the total amount to $2,467,937. The supervisors also issued a finding that the additional work is integral to the original project’s purpose and that reducing the closure period increases the availability of the transportation infrastructure duri
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