In general this project consist of widening an approximately 0.8-mile segment of the west paved shoulder of Grapefruit Boulevard /State Route 111 to provide for an 8-foot paved shoulder and a 5-foot paved walking path between St. Anthony mobile home park driveway and 4th Street.
Additional work includes improvements at the intersection of Grapefruit Boulevard and 4th Street.
The proposed improvements will include the following:
A. Construct curb, gutter, and sidewalk along the north side of 4th Street from Grapefruit Boulevard to the west of the UPRR tracks
B. Lengthening the existing reinforced concrete box (RCB) culvert that crosses beneath 4th Street near the intersection to accommodate the proposed intersection widening
C. Replace the traffic signal at Grapefruit Boulevard and 4th Street
D. Pavement rehabilitation of Grapefruit Boulevard from north of the Lincoln Channel Crossing to about 1,200 feet north of 4th Street.
The project is located in the community of Mecca, in the east Coachella Valley area of Riverside County.
Construction Start: February 2017
Construction Completion: October 2018
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