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Highway 74 open

Highway 74 open

Highway 74 is open from Idyllwild to Hemet. Earlier this morning, Monday, April 7, the road was temporarily closed in both directions. According Terri Kasinga, Chief, Public and Legislative Affairs, for Caltrans District 8, provided the following information,the abutments constructed in recent weeks at the site, “… held up most of the slide.” Caltrans was […]

Caltrans continuing work on Highway 74

Caltrans and its contractor, Skanska, of Los Angeles, Calif. will begin work today on an emergency project on Highwayt 74 near the Cranston Fire Station. This is the “bump” site. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and continue through this weekend during the same hours and will continue next week. […]

Caltrans announces traffic signal project on Highway 74 in Hemet

Caltrans and its contractor, PTM General Engineering Services, Inc. of Riverside, Calif. will begin work to install a traffic signal and lighting at the intersection of State Route 74 and Gilbert Street in Hemet this week. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 3 through Friday, March 7 and […]

Ruiz gains federal highway funds to repair wildfire

Last week, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced $1.5 millions in funding for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads that suffered serious damage as a result of wildfires in Riverside County. This Federal grant comes after Dr. Ruiz and other federal lawmakers sought a formal disaster declaration making the State eligible for […]

Work scheduled on Highway 74 for Friday, Dec. 20

Caltrans has announced that the Hemet maintenance crew will conduct a flagging operation near Cranston Fire Station on Friday, Dec. 20. The slow down is needed to repair a section of the Hwy. 74 on the eastbound side. The operation will last from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Road work on Highway 74 in Garner Valley

Caltrans has resumed the resurfacing of Highway 74. This project is in Garner Valley and is expected to be completed by the end of November, according to the Joy Sepulveda, Caltrans Public Information Officer. A $2.1 million contract was awarded to Granite Construction, inc. to do the work, which will include overlaying the roadway with […]

Potential flooding on Hill, Friday afternoon, Aug. 30

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the Hill from 3:10 p.m. through 6:15 p.m. The areas which may be receive a deluge of rain include Idyllwild, Pine Cove, Anza, Lake Hemet and San Jacinto Peak. A 3:08 p.m. the NWS doppler radar indicated thunderstorms over Lake Hemet which will likely produce […]

Repaving Highway 74 ends early June

Cal Trans has started resurfacing Highway 74. Delays going to Hemet have occurred over the past several weeks. The first phase of the project, from Marshall Avenue to Hurkey Creek in Hemet, should be finished Friday, May 3. However the overall project will not be completed until the first week of June, according to Joy […]


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