The Riverside County Transportation Department, in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the City of Indio, proposes to reconstruct and widen the Jackson Street interchange at the I-10 freeway to improve traffic flow.
Improvements would include reconstructing the freeway on and off ramps at the I-10/Jackson Street Interchange, replacing the 264 foot long Jackson Street bridge over the freeway with a wider structure to accommodate additional through lanes, turn lanes, and CV Link http://www.coachellavalleylink.com/, a multimodal active transportation pathway which accommodates pedestrians, bicyclists, and low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs)—including golf carts. The 553 foot long bridge over the Whitewater River (Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel) will also be reconstructed to accommodate additional traffic and the CV Link path. The project will reduce traffic congestion, while improving mobility, traffic operations, and safety on Jackson Street in the vicinity of the I-10 freeway.
Two interchange design alternatives are being considered for the project:
a compact diamond which retains the existing interchange layout but introduces improvements to traffic flow by constructing additional traffic lanes and improving existing geometry.
a diverging diamond interchange which provides efficiencies by creating free-flow left and right turning movements, and streamlines traffic signal operations.
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Environmental Clearance: Spring 2020
Final Design: Summer 2022
Construction Completion: 2025