More rainy days may affect Caltrans and RCTC projects in southwest Riverside County

Possible rainy weather this next week may hinder Caltrans and Riverside County Transportation Commission projects in southwest Riverside County with residents to be aware of flooding and project construction changes as the winter holidays approach. Currently, Caltrans has construction projects continuing on Interstates 15 and 10 in the area. It is continuing its work on a $22 million project to replace slabs on I-15 in and near Lake Elsinore and Nichols Road just north of Temescal Canyon Road. While there may be some changes, no two consecutive ramps in one direction will be closed at the same time on the ramps of the freeway. Also, projects to straighten and widen Highway 74 (Ortega Highway), leading from Lake Elsinore to the beach cities continues with some possible lane closures a
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