The purpose of the T.R.I.P. Report (Traffic Restrictions in Progress) is to advise citizens of conditions affecting traffic flow within the City.
The following information consists of general major construction zones that are known at this time, but may not be all inclusive. This update is in effect for the week of March 3rd, 2014.
LOW FLOW CHANNEL:
The Low Flow Channel on Via Montezuma between Diaz Road and Del Rio is currently closed.
SPECIAL EVENT STREET CLOSURES:
The annual spring Rod Run will be held in Old Town Temecula on Friday and Saturday, March 7th and 8th. Street closures will be as follows:
Old Town Front Street will be closed between Moreno Road (south) and Second Street from 12pm to 8:30pm on Friday, March 7th and 4:30am to 4pm on Saturday, March 8th.
Sixth, Fifth, Fourth, Main and Third Streets will be closed between Mercedes Street and Murrieta Creek from 12pm to 8:30pm on Friday, March 7th and 4:30am to 4pm on Saturday, March 8th.
North-south traffic will be detoured around the event via Mercedes Street. The entire length of Mercedes Street will be open for the duration of the event starting at 4pm on Friday, March 7th.
The Old Town Parking Garage will be open with free parking available to the public Friday night, March 7th. On Saturday, March 8th, the structure will be closed to the public and used for merchant and Old Town Temecula resident parking only.
For more detailed information regarding this event (including shuttle lots), click on the Rod Run feature on the City webpage.
2nd Street between Mercedes Street and Old Town Front Street is closed thru March 5th. This will allow for the safe installation of the underground utilities and the completion of the 2nd Street improvements. Motorists are asked to please exercise caution when driving near the construction area.
Calle Colibri: Street improvements for the Islamic Center have begun at the intersection of Calle Colibri and Nicolas Road. Expect traffic controls during the ongoing construction.
French Valley Parkway / Interstate 15 Over-Crossing and Interchange Improvements Project - Phase I: Construction will impact traffic in and around Jefferson Avenue at Cherry Street, Madison Avenue at Auto Mall Parkway, Southbound I-15 between the I-15 / I-215 Junction and Winchester Road, and the I-15 / Winchester Road Interchange. Traffic control will vary troughout the construction period (JUNE 2012 - MARCH 2014). For details, click on "French Valley Interchange" in the menu on the left or here: http://www.cityoftemecula.org/Temecula/Government/PublicWorks/FrenchValley.htm
Jackson Street tie-in to Ynez Road is complete, however is open to local traffic only to Elm Street at this time. Completion of Jackson Street in the City of Murrieta is anticipated in the summer of this year.
Main Street Bridge Replacement: Main Street at Murrieta Creek is closed for the duration of the Main Street Bridge Replacement Project as of April 15, 2013. Duration of the project is 9 to 12 months.
Rancho California Water District will be paving trench repairs at various locations throughout the City. This will be night work beginning at 8pm. Expect traffic controls.
Rancho Vista Road from Mira Loma to Ynez Road: Southern California Edison will be installing new conduit at this location. The projuect will require daytime and some nighttime construction. Expect traffic controls thru the month of March.
*There are always some unscheduled street and utility repairs that occur day and night. Please drive safely thru all delineated construction zones.