Motorists warned to be cautious in area highway construction zones

Lake Elsinore, Hemet and Temecula motorists are advised to keep a close eye on highway construction projects by CalTrans and Riverside County Transportation Commission continuing in their communities this week.All projects will continue most of the coming week, weather permitting, with crews and pilot cars directing traffic and warning motorists to slow down during the day and night.Currently in the Hemet and Menifee areas on State Route 79 (Florida Avenue), CalTrans crews continue work on a $1.5 million safety project. The project will construct and upgrade existing pedestrian facilities to current American Disabilities Act (ADA) standards at various locations, from East Florida Avenue to East Menlo Avenue on the state highway. Many of the intersections now have gradual ramps to g
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