Highway Update: Caltrans eyes beginning work on the Hemet area State Route 74 corridor improvement project

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The California Department of Transportation is beginning work in the Hemet area with a $51.6 million corridor improvement project on the State Route 74 (Florida Ave.) A repaving and rehabilitation project is coming very soon.Barriers have been erected to separate the eastbound lanes on Highway 74 along with flashing warning signs in the Valle Vista area signaling the project will be starting very soon.The project will include 49 lane miles to install traffic Management Systems (TMS), upgrade curb ramps, sidewalks and driveways to Americans with Disabilities Act standards, enhance bike lane signage and striping, and upgrade 29 bus pads within the project parameters. Weather permitting.Crews will be working in and near Hemet on SR-74 from Winchester Road to Fairview Avenue in Val
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