Lake Elsinore City Council approves designs for art on Rainbow Canyon, Main Street freeway underpasses

Design concepts for art on the walls of the Railroad Canyon Road underpass in Lake Elsinore, approved by the Lake Elsinore City Council Tuesday, Sept. 8. Valley News/City of Lake Elsinore photo
Lake Elsinore city officials have approved new designs for public art on underpasses at two of the city’s freeway interchanges. Nicole Dailey, assistant to the city manager for the city of Lake Elsinore, presented the designs for the Railroad Canyon Road and Main Street interchanges with Interstate 15 to the city council at its Tuesday, Sept. 8, meeting. Underpasses for both interchanges are proposed to include six metal art panels on both the north and south walls, according to a city staff report. The panels will be backlit, perforated art designs including abstract elements of Lake Elsinore’s city logo, and the color of each of the backlights can be changed as needed for events or other purposes, Dailey said. Each wall will also include a panel with the city logo and the
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