The Holland Road Overpass awaits further funding decision based on Measure DD

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The Holland Road/I-215 Overpass site graphic depicts the 2018-2023 Capital Improvement Program Budget Draft for Menifee. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Holland Road Overpass in Menifee is scheduled to begin construction in December 2021, after its initial timeline for completion was altered by varying conditions. The project, which would provide an additional route over I-215 from east to west, is to relieve traffic from Newport and Scott roads. It will also help free up traffic congestion driving on Newport Road from I-215 onto Holland Bridge. Carlos E. Geronimo, Capital Improvement Program engineer, said that the contract’s first extension that added four years onto the project was due primarily to lack of funding. The lack of funding caused them to be unable to do the right of way acquisition or the next phases of the project. It led to other projects being completed before Holland Road as funds for projects like Scott R
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