Riverside County Projects
Riverside County Transportation Department

Indian Canyon

North Indian Canyon Drive Widening

Project Overview


Phase 1

Limits: 20th Avenue to 18th Avenue
Length: 4,000’ (0.75 miles)
District: 4
City: Desert Hot Springs and Palm Springs

The County of Riverside Transportation Department, in cooperation with the City of Desert Hot Springs, City of Palm Springs, and Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG), is proposing to widen approximately 3,100 feet of roadway and reconstruct approximately 900 feet of a portion of the north bound lane along North Indian Canyon Drive from 20th Avenue to 18th Avenue. North Indian Canyon Drive is currently a two lane road that ranges from 40-86 feet wide with curb/gutter and sidewalk along various segments of the roadway. The proposed improvements will add one lane of travel in each direction and consists of excavating the roadway and placing back Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) over Class II Aggregate Base.

Additional improvements include:

  • Construction of new curb and gutter

  • Placement of safety edge and shoulder backing

  • Utility relocations and adjustments

  • Striping of roadway, including pavement markers and reflectors

  • Salvage/removal and installation of new signs

Right-of-way has been required to construct the proposed improvements.

PHASE 1 project schedule

  • Environmental Clearance: January 2018

  • Final Design: July 2018

  • Construction Start: May 2019

  • Construction End: July 2019

 

 

Phase 2

Limits: 18th Avenue to Dillon Road
Length: 3,000’ (0.60 miles)
District: 5
Community: North Palm Springs

The County of Riverside Transportation Department, in cooperation with the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG), is proposing to widen along both side of North Indian Canyon Road to provide 2 lanes of travel in each direction within the project limits.  The project also includes the installation of a new Traffic Signal at the intersection of North Indian Canyon Drive and Dillon Road, which will include additional widening to maintain two through lanes and a left turn pocket at each leg of the intersection.

Other associated work includes:

·         Construction of new curb, gutter, and sidewalk at select locations

·         Construction of ADA compliant curb ramp 

·         Removal and relocation of private improvement such as walls, fence, and gates

·         Removal of existing vegetation

·         Utility Relocations and Adjustments

·         Removal and replacement of existing striping, markings, and markers

·         Removal/Salvaging of existing signs and replacement with new signs

Right of Way will need to be acquired for the project.

 Phase 2 Schedule:

  • Environmental:                 Completed November 2017

  • Final Design:                   June 2019

  • Construction Start:          Spring 2020

  • Construction End:            Summer 2020


☎  Project CONTACT

Alfredo Martinez
(951) 955-0086

almartin@rivco.org

Project Documents

Proposed North Indian Canyon Widening - Exhibit 1 (pdf)
Proposed North Indian Canyon Widening - Exhibit 2 (pdf)

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