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

June/July 2015

Prepared By: Amer Attar
Submitted by: Tom Garcia


Projects Under Construction

Special Needs Play Structure

This project installed play structure for youth and special needs kids. The Park and Recreation Subcommittee chose Margarita Park as the site of the improvements based on the conceptual plan. An above ground splash pad components was added. The playground was opened to the public on February 25, 2015.

Old Town Temecula Community Theater Remediation
Construction started on March 2, 2015 as scheduled. Siding removal and waterproofing are complete with new siding and deck replacement ongoing.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program - Rancho California Road
This project will rehabilitate Rancho California Road from Jefferson Avenue to Ynez Road. Bids were opened on November 18, 2014. Contract was awarded at the December 9, 2014 City Council meeting. Work between Jefferson/Front and Ynez is complete. Intersections will be paved August 16th and 17th.

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 continues on building addition and electrical /mechanical infrastructure. Roofing is in progress.

Pauba Road Sidewalks
The Notice to Proceed was issued to the Contractor for a November 17, 2014 start date. Project was completed at the end of March. Waiting on final items prior to filing Notice of Completion.

Citywide Concrete Repairs FY 2014-15
Construction is ongoing. Completion is anticipated in July 2015.

Projects Being Advertised for Bids

Citywide Storm Drain Improvements - Old Town Front Street

This project involves replacement of the cross gutter in Old Town Front Street, approximately 800 feet north of Temecula Parkway. 100% plans and specs are being finalized.

A monitoring agreement with Pechanga will be prepared. Bid opening scheduled for September 10, 2015.

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.

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 a 100% complete. The Mitigated Negative Declaration was adopted. Construction is development driven, in conjunction with the Altair development.

Temecula Park and Ride (Temecula Parkway)
The project was approved for federal CMAQ funds. The design plans and bid documents are being updated. Coordination of NEPA clearance through Caltrans is in process.

I-15 / SR-79S Ultimate Interchange
Design Certification: Finalizing construction Plans, Specifications, and Estimate, Modified Access Report. Right of Way Certification: Finalizing utility relocation plans and agreements.

Environmental Certification: Will start when plans and specifications reach 100% completion.

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. Federal funding authorization and environmental documentation is complete. Preparing plans for a fourth quarter bid opening date.

French Valley Parkway / Interstate-15 OverCrossing and Interchange Improvements - Phase II
Working with Caltrans to develop a revised work plan and scope to address a project phasing adjustment.

Pavement Rehabilitation Program - Citywide, FY 2012/2013
This project will rehabilitate portions of Margarita Road, Temecula Parkway, Overland Drive, and Old Town Front Street. The design for Temecula Parkway, Overland Drive, and Old Town Front Street is complete. The design of Margarita road is at the 95% level.

Old YMCA Building Remediation
City Council approved a design agreement with Meyer and Associates at the September 10, 2013 meeting. Design is complete. Project will be bid in August of 2015.

Library Parking - Phase II
Design - 60% PS&E review complete. Consultant reviewing plan check comments. Environmental - Review of preliminary technical studies complete.

Flood Control Channel Reconstruction and Repair
Full working drawings are progressing. Environmental contract amendment was awarded by Council on 4/14/15. Progress is essentially stopped due to environmental constraints (nesting season until 9/15/15).

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. Design work is underway.

Murrieta Creek Improvements - South Side Parking Lot Reconfiguration
The South Side 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. Negotiating an agreement for the design of the project.