Capital Improvement Projects

The Capital Improvement Division provides administration of the city's 5 year capital improvement program (CIP). This division oversees the turnkey contract management operation of circulation, infrastructure, Community Services & Redevelopment Agency projects, from project initiation to contract closeout.

Staff is responsible for preparing Requests for Proposals to secure professional services for design and construction of public works and park projects. Staff also arranges for needed right-of-way acquisitions for CIP project construction, completes studies and designs in a timely manner, calculates accurate estimates, and manages the construction and thorough inspection of those projects.

This division of the Public Works Department also reviews and approves all consultant plans; conducts the public bidding process; coordinates with other City Departments, utility companies and government agencies; and performs construction inspection. The Master Planning and Conceptual Design of all City parks is directed through the Temecula Community Services District and transferred to the Capital Projects Program for preparation of the plans and specifications, and subsequent construction.

CIP Monthly Activity Report

April/May 2016

Prepared By: Amer Attar
Submitted by: Tom Garcia


Projects Under Construction

Temecula Park and Ride (Temecula Parkway)

Construction underway as of 3/28/16, mass grading operation in progress.

Old Town Temecula Community Theater Remediation
Work was completed on 8/31/2015. Various clean up items and added work are ongoing.

Old Town Front Street Pavement and Storm Drain Rehabilitation
Project is under construction. The storm drain line within the parking lot has been completed.

Fire Station 73 Living Quarters Upgrade
On February 10, 2015 the City Council awarded a construction Contract to LDCO, Inc. in the amount of $1,265,710.00. Construction is substantially complete and the Fire Department has moved back in to the facility. Awaiting resolution of stop notices before NOC is filed.

Winchester Rd @ Roripaugh Ranch Rd Signal Modification
The City Council approved the Plans and Specifications and authorized staff to advertise the project for construction bids at the 01/12/2016 meeting. Bids were opened on 05/24/2016. The contract award is scheduled for the 06/14/2016 City Council meeting.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program – Temecula Parkway (Bedford Court to Pechanga Parkway)
Bids were opened on 04/28/2016. The lowest bidder was Pavement Coatings Co. with a bid amount of $233,974.03. At the 05/24/2016 City Council meeting , the contract was awarded.

Projects Being Designed By Consultants

Murrieta Creek Bridge and Overland Drive Extension from Commerce Center to Diaz Rd

The project includes the extension of Overland Drive from Commerce Center Drive to Diaz Road with a bridge over Murrieta Creek. Preparation of the Preliminary Environmental Study (PES) is in process for submittal to Caltrans for them to determine the extent of the NEPA document. The NEPA document and the right of way certification need to be completed before the redesign can begin.

Western Bypass Bridge Over Murrieta Creek
This project involves the design, environmental clearance, and construction of a new bridge over Murrieta Creek at the westerly terminus of Western Bypass and an extension of Pujol Street to the new structure. Once constructed, this will serve as the southerly connection of the Western Bypass Corridor. The design of the project is 100% complete while PS&E is at 95% complete. The Mitigated Negative Declaration was adopted. Construction is development driven, in conjunction with the Altair development.

I-15 / SR-79S Ultimate Interchange
Design Certification: Construction Plans, Specifications, and Estimate are under Caltrans review.

Right of Way Certification: Water relocation plans were approved 05/16/16. Target RCWD approvals of Utility Agreement and Joint Use Agreement are 05/26 Engr & Ops Committee and 06/09 Board of Directors. The revised Right of Way Appraisal Map was submitted to Caltrans for review 05/19.

Environmental Certification: Construction Plans, Specifications, and Estimate are under Caltrans review.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program - Winchester Road
This project will rehabilitate the portion of Winchester between Jefferson Avenue and Ynez Road. Caltrans has approved the plans and will issue the encroachment permit. The process for Federal authorization to move forward with construction is underway.

French Valley Parkway/Interstate 15 Overcrossing and Interchange Improvements - Phase II
The Consultant is meeting with Caltrans to scope and prepare a proposal for the environmental revalidation and the design of the reduced Phase II project.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program - Margarita Road
The project will be done as one project as funds from Fiscal Year 2016-17 will be available by the time construction starts. Staff is working with the design consultant to revise the Plans and Specifications to assure a more cost effective and efficient construction process.

Library Parking - Phase II
Design - 60% PS&E review is complete. Consultant is reviewing plan check comments. Environmental - Review of preliminary technical studies is complete. The design of a photovoltaic system is being added to the project.

Flood Control Channel Reconstruction and Repair
Full working drawings are progressing. Environmental contract amendment was awarded by Council on 04/14/2015. Soil borings for design of improvements were completed.

Sam Hicks Playground Enhancement
The Park & Recreation Subcommittee selected Nature Works as the final proponent for this project. The Design & Fabrication portion of the Purchase/Installation agreement was awarded by City Council on April 28, 2015. The Notice to Proceed with the design and fabrication was issued on 06/08/2015. Fabrication is progressing and plans are nearing 90% completion. Anticipated construction completion expected by Summer 2017.

Murrieta Creek Improvements - Southside Parking Lot Reconfiguration
The Southside Parking Lot will be reconfigured to ensure that the parking spaces impacted by the Riverside County Flood Control acquisition for the Murrieta Creek Flood Control project are replaced. This project is on hold pending resolution of the issues related to the First and Front Major Modification PA15-1158.

Traffic Signal Installation - Redhawk Parkway/Vail Ranch Parkway at El Chimisal Road/Tehachapi Pass
The consultant is working on the design of the new traffic signal. 90% complete plans have been submitted for review by the City.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program - Overland Drive
The Plans and Specification are being finalized. City Council authorized staff to bid this project at the November 10, 2015 meeting. The project will be advertised for construction bids in early June 2016.

Ynez Road Sidewalk
Design is ongoing.

Pechanga Parkway Widening
The Intergovernmental Agreement with Pechanga Tribe was authorized by City Council on 11/18/2015. An RFP for design services were received on on February 25 2016. City Council approved an agreement for Consultant Services with Michael Baker at the 04/26/16 meeting. Design is underway.

Butterfield Stage Road Extension Phase III
Plans are being reviewed/approved by the County of Riverside after which the project will be bid for construction.