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|October 22, 2020|
State thinks big about IE transportation needs
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) is giving its approval to allocate funding for 135 projects aimed at alleviating traffic delays, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking.
The anticipated projects carry an estimated cost of $814 million.
Inland Empire projects:
Riv 15 - $22,063,000 - In and near Corona, Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Murrieta, and Temecula, from San Diego County Line to 0.2 mile north of Route 91. Install 128 Transportation Management System (TMS) field elements to improve the distribution of real time traffic information and the safety of the traveling public.
Riv Various - $2,933,000 - In Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, on various routes. Replace 24 field weather systems and highway advisor radio elements. Also upgrade the software to improve distribution of real time traffic information and help crews respond to changing road conditions.
SBd 15 - $10,166,000 - Near Barstow, at Clyde V. Kane Safety Roadside Rest Area. Restoration of Roadside Rest Area to meet the needs of increased capacity and current standards. Construct two comfort station buildings, reconstruct, expand and modernize existing facilities.
SBd 40 - $20,985,000- In and near Barstow, from Route 15/40 interchange to 1.4 miles east of Fort Cady Road Overcrossing. Regrade median to a flatter cross slope to reduce the number and severity of cross centerline collisions.
SBd – 210 - $3,400,000 - In San Bernardino County, at various locations. Install 8 Transportation Management System (TMS) field elements to improve the distribution of real time traffic information and the safety of the traveling public.
San Bernardino Associated Governments - $2,113,000 - Construct grade separation at Union Pacific Railroad tracks (TCIF Project 120).
Riverside County Dept. of Public Health - $500,000 - Implementation of a comprehensive Safe Routes to School Program in the Eastside and University neighborhoods of Riverside, including a chaperone program comprised of community volunteers who encourage active transportation in a safe environment.
Story Date: August 25, 2016