Highway update: Caltrans Highway 79 concrete median and rumble strip construction soon to begin in San Jacinto

Caltrans announced it will soon begin its median concrete road barrier and rumble strip construction on Highway 79 in San Jacinto. The project will complete the Highway 79 median project from Banning to San Jacinto which in prior years was extremely dangerous for commuting motorists for crossover, head-on collisions due to drivers’ excessive speeds on the curvy highway. San Jacinto Police and Riverside County Sheriff’s are applauding the soon to begin project by Caltrans.The $4 million safety project, when it begins, will have normal construction hours on Mondays through Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Temporary striping will be put in place in order to shift the traffic lanes outward.Once this process is complete, k-rail will be installed in the median. Crews will work behind th
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