RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors today signed off on a $6.77 million contract with an engineering firm to handle the final segment of an expansion of Temescal Canyon Road between Corona and the Temescal Valley, part of what Chair Karen Spiegel called a "sorely needed'' Interstate 15 bypass.
"We really need these lanes expanded,'' Spiegel said ahead of the 5-0 vote. "This is a very old county road. There are so many problems with Interstate 15 being shut down. I'm strongly supporting this.''
The contract with Fresno-based NCM Engineering Corp. paves the way for the firm to initiate environmental impact studies as the county Transportation & Land Management Agency starts eminent domain negotiations with area property owners to facilitate the final part of the Temescal Can