The City has project and construction updates to share with the community:
*NEW* Romoland Grid Resurfacing – Capital Improvement Project
The City has initiated the resurfacing project for roadways in the area of Jackson Avenue, Ethanac Road east of Sherman Road, and the installation of new pedestrian ramps. Lane closures and detours will be in place for the duration of the project through mid-September 2023.
*NEW* School Zone Signs and Marking Refresh
The City’s Public Works Street Maintenance Crew will begin a city-wide refresh of school zone pavement markings and crosswalks. Crews will be in the area of Harvest Valley Elementary School on Watson Road in Romoland beginning the week of Monday, July 10. Traffic impacts are expected to be minor; however, motorists should avoid areas with wet paint signage. Work locations will be updated weekly throughout the summer.
Holland Road Overpass – City Capital Improvement Project
The City is actively performing work related to the Holland Road Overpass project. Holland Road between Hanover Lane and Antelope Road will remain closed for the duration of the project, which is expected to last 17 months. There will not be any lane closures on the I-215 Freeway from Newport Road to Scott Road during the week of Monday, July 10.
For additional information and to sign up for project updates, please visit www.hollandoverpass.com.
SCE Work on Menifee Road – Newport to Holland
Southern California Edison (SCE) work will continue during daytime hours at the intersection of Newport Road and Menifee Road. Traffic control will be in place during project work. Message boards containing contact information for the project will also be placed in the project area. Completion of work in this area is now expected to continue through July 2023.
Audie Murphy Ranch Road – Lane Closures between Destry Drive and Sagebush Lane
Menifee Union School District has completed sidewalk repairs and street improvements along Audie Murphy Ranch Road. All lanes are open at this time. Minor striping work will be performed in the upcoming weeks with minimal traffic impacts. The project is expected to be fully completed by mid-July 2023.
Newport Road at Murrieta Road – Nighttime Lane Closures
SCE’s underground utility lines project at the intersection of Newport Road and Murrieta Road is currently on hold. Night work will resume when paving activity is scheduled. Lane closures will be in place while this project is active.
Murrieta Road Improvements – City Capital Improvement Project
The City’s roadway improvement project continues on Murrieta Road. Weekend work will take place beginning Saturday, July 8, at 3 a.m. through the evening hours of Sunday, July 9, as the contractor installs cross gutters in the roadway. Traffic lanes will be reduced to one lane in each direction, with intermittent traffic control in place along Murrieta Road from the Salt Creek channel to San Quintin Drive. Northbound and southbound traffic lanes will be reduced to one lane in each direction through the end of July for completion of roadway resurfacing and striping. Traffic delays should be expected in the project area through mid-September 2023.
Valley Boulevard between McCall Boulevard and Ridgemoor Street
The developer of Cimarron Ridge continues installing underground improvements on Valley Boulevard between McCall Boulevard and Ridgemoor Street. Work related to the widening of Thornton Avenue between Valley Boulevard and Murrieta Road has begun and will be subject to lane closures during this work. Traffic delays should be expected in the area through July 2023.
Normandy Road Street Improvements – Capital Improvement Project
The City is constructing pedestrian access improvements along Normandy Road over Salt Creek. Traffic delays should be expected between La Ladera Road and Berea Road while the project is active. The project is anticipated to be completed in August 2023.
Murrieta Road and La Piedra Road – New Traffic Signal
The developer of Quartz Ranch is currently installing a new traffic signal at the intersection of Murrieta Road and La Piedra Road. Lanes may be reduced to a single lane with flaggers present during construction. Detours will be posted. Traffic delays should be expected through the end of July 2023.
For a current list of street projects and construction updates, visit our interactive mobile and web map at www.cityofmenifee.us/traffic.