|Construction Cost Estimate||$42.7 Million|
|Construction Start||January 2014|
|Construction Completion||The new Magnolia Avenue Bridge is now open to traffic.|
Magnolia Avenue, at the train tracks, will be closed for approximately one year starting January 20th, 2015. Traffic in both directions on Magnolia Avenue will detour near the Riverside & Corona city limits, in order to build a bridge over the railroad crossing. For more information, please click on the Press Release link listed below:
Magnolia Avenue is a four-lane Arterial Highway that provides primary access tro commercial, industrial and residential land uses in the Home Gardens Community of Riverside County, which neighbors the City of Riverside to the east and City of Corona to the north and west. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) at grade crossing currently exists on Magnolia Avenue between Lincoln Street and Buchanan Street. The Riverside County Transportation Department proposes to grade separate the current at-grade crossing by raising the roadway over the railroad and constructing a six-lane capacity bridge that will span over the railroad tracks.
- Eliminate Train/Auto Crossing Conflict
- Improve Vehicle & Pedestrian Safety
- Reduce Congestion & Traffic Delays
- Improve Emergency Services Responses
- Facilitate regional commercial & commuter rail transportation
Average Daily Traffic:
12,900 vehicles per day in 2009 on Magnolia. 26,000 vehicles per day is projected in 2035.
Distance of this Project:
81’-10” W x 1461’L, ten span, longest outrigger bent = 144′-6″
Support Local Businesses During Construction
The Magnolia Avenue Grade Separation Project requires a portion of Magnolia Avenue to be closed during construction, from just east of Lincoln Street to just west of Buchanan Avenue. Businesses in the closure area will remain accessible. Please click on the map below.
Take advantage of specials being offered at some of these participating businesses.
12321 Magnolia Ave.
|Tri County Development & Construction Inc.||C||800-681-6305|
|Tri City Auto Detail||I||951-279-7661|
12490 Magnolia Ave.
|Inland Mercedes Benz||A||951-278-8193|
|Omni Auto Repair||C||951-737-5254|
|Gutierrez Auto Repair||F||951-279-8736|
|Kitchen & Bathroom Cabinets by Castillo Wood Work||H||951-264-1528|
|Miguel’s Auto Shop & Towing||K||951-734-1072|
12500 Magnolia Ave.
|Johnny’s Auto Body Shop||A||951-735-9000|
|San Juan Auto Body||C||951-667-9864|
|G&C Transmission Specialist||D||951-736-3640|
|Cylinder Heads & R||E||951-278-2791|
|Iron Forge Wrought Iron Fence Custom Designing||F||951-264-7193|
|Highline Auto Inc||G||951-278-8700|
12510 Magnolia Ave.
|Euro Star Motorsports||A||951-268-6296|
|Joe’s Auto Imports & Body Shop||B||951-735-7250|
|V & G Body Shop||C||951-734-9493|
|Dynasty Off Road Innovations||D||951-544-0492|
|Golden Part LLC||E||951-392-8868|
|Foreign & Domestic Mechanic||G||951-271-0113|
|CNG Auto Sales||H||951-278-4264|
|Deluxe Window Tint||J||951-286-9644|
|Destroyer Automotice Inc.||K||888-231-7646|
12520 Magnolia Ave.
|A-1 Smog & Auto Repair/Service||A||951-371-9707|
|Hook It Up Luxury & Performance||C||951-520-9414|
|Tyler Auto Body||F||951-278-8305|
|John’s Auto Registration||E||951-345-2405|
|Magnolia Collision Center||K||951-739-0336|
|Moe’s Mobile Service & Repair||I||951-281-9422|
|Pacific Finish Coating Inc.||L||951-739-9560|
The Riverside County Transportation Department (RCTD) will raise the roadway over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad and construct a six-lane capacity bridge.
The bridge will span over the railroad tracks at Magnolia Avenue between Lincoln Street and Buchanan Street.
Magnolia Avenue Full Closure Details
- Safety is the number one priority.
- Recent incidents of cars stopping on railroad tracks when traffic light is red.
- Safety concerns for motorists and pedestrians require Magnolia Avenue closure.
- Pedestrian and Motorist detour in effect for one year.
- Business access will be maintained.
Magnolia Detour During One Year Closure
Business Park Detour
Pedestrian Route Through Construction Zone
RESTRICTED PEDESTRIAN ACCESS NOTICE
All pedestrian access crossing the railroad tracks on Magnolia Avenue between Lincoln and Buchanan streets has been restricted by BNSF Railroad until further notice.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
Existing Short-Term Route (In place until long-term route below is constructed)
Long-Term Route (Construction of this route will begin once full closure of Magnolia Avenue is implemented).
Riverside County Transportation Department Construction Coordinator