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 December 2, 2013.
LOW FLOW CHANNEL:
The Low Flow Channel on Via Montezuma between Diaz Road and Del Rio is currently closed.
SPECIAL EVENT STREET CLOSURES:
Temecula On Ice returns to Old Town Temecula on Wednesday, December 11th and will be available through Sunday, January 5th, 2014.
Road closures for this event will incude the easterly side of Main Street to Mercedes Street beginning Wednesday, December 4th thru Friday, January 10th. Mercedes Street traffic will be detoured around the event via Third and Fourth Streets.
Santa's Electric Light Parade will be held on Friday, Decemer 6th at 7pm and will travel southbound on Old Town Front Street. Street closures include:
4pm to 10pm: Del Rio, Las Haciendas and Calle Cortez
5pm to 9pm: Jefferson Avenue from Via Montezuma to Rancho California Road (southbound closure only)
6pm to 10pm: Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Streets as well as Main Street from Mercedes to Murrieta Creek and Old Town Front Street from Rancho California Road to Santiago Road.
7pm to 9pm: Rancho California Road from Old Town Front Street to Diaz Road
7pm to 11pm: Old Town Front Street from Santiago Road to the dip at Harley Davidson located at 28964 Old Town Front Street.
Free parking will be available in the Old Town Parking Garage.
Calle Medusa: Rancho California Water District began the installation of the replacement 12" water line on Calle Medusa between Nicolas Road and Everest Road. Expect localized traffic control within the construction zones until completion of the project.
Eastern Municipal Water District: A new 30" force main is to be constructed along the following streets:
1) Diaz Road - Zevo to Rio Nedo
2) Rio Nedo - Diaz Road to Aqua Vista Way
3) Aqua Vista Way - Rio Nedo to Avenida Alvarado
4) Avenida Alvarado - Aqua Vista Way to EMWD treatment plant
Construction along these streets began the week of August 26th and is expected to last through January, 2014. Motorists are advised to expect traffic controls along the ongoing construction zones.
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 throughout the construction period (JUN 2012 - DEC 2013). For details, click on "French Valley Interchange" in the menu on the left or here: http://www.cityoftemecula.org/Temecula/Government/PublicWorks/FrenchValley.htm
Front Street Plaza: Construction continues at the intersection of Third Street and Old Town Front Street. There is no parking allowed on Third Street west of Old Town Front Street.
Lennar Housing Development: Expect traffic control along Butterfield Stage Road from Chemin Clinet to La Serena thru the month of November. Pedestrian access along Butterfield Stage Road will be closed due to trenching for Southern California Edison.
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.
2nd and Mercedes Street: The construction of a new office complex at this location will involve periodic traffic delays. Please drive slowly through this intersection.
*There are always some unscheduled street and utility repairs that occur day and night. Please drive safely thru all delineated construction zones.