91 Project Update
December 2014
Thank you for your interest in the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project. This monthly e-bulletin offers news and updates about this project, which started construction in Corona and Riverside. For the latest information, please stay connected through the links below and the project helpline.

Main Street Bridge Demolition Successfully Completed; Ramp Closures and Lane Reductions Coming Soon



The Main Street bridge demolition work was successfully completed. The roadway and ramps were closed starting November 14 and opened ahead of schedule on November 16. See the "91 Seconds on the 91" video for a closer look at the bridge demolition activity. The team appreciates the patience of motorists during these closures.  


Looking ahead, motorists should prepare for the closure of the westbound off-ramp and eastbound on-ramp at Main Street. These ramp closures will be in effect for approximately one year, starting in early 2015. Intermittent lane reductions on Main Street also will occur and may begin before the end of 2014. Please note that the eastbound off-ramp and westbound on-ramp will remain open to motorists.


Drivers are encouraged to watch for closure notification and allow extra travel time. Not signed up to receive Construction Alerts? There are several ways to "Stay Connected." Please call the project helpline, 877-770-9191, use the "Contact Us" page of the website, "Like Us" on Facebook or "Follow" us on Twitter.

 

Buildings along 91 Receiving Facelifts


 

Commercial and retail buildings along the 91 are getting facelifts. Crews are realigning local streets adjacent to the 91, which affect properties that are immediately adjacent to the roadway. Rather than purchasing properties, the 91 Project team is cutting and refacing buildings, redesigning parking lots, improving driveways and modifying landscaping of businesses along Pomona Road, Wardlow Road, Palisades Drive, Main Street and Green River Road.


Conducting these property makeovers will allow the businesses to remain in place and avoid the need for relocation. Work will be under way on the properties during the next four to six months. Motorists and patrons are reminded that businesses are open during construction. Access will be provided at all times; please watch for short-term changes to driveway access at some properties. 

 

Construction Crews Performing Regular Roadway Clean-Up


 

Crews are cleaning up the 91 on a regular basis, in an effort to keep Corona beautiful. Team members are sweeping the entire project limits every two weeks and picking up litter in five to seven locations each week, so that the full project area is addressed at least every other week.


Motorists are reminded to not throw their litter onto the roadway. Fines for a first conviction of littering range from $100 to $1,000, plus at least eight hours of litter cleanup. 

 

Santa Ana River Trail Construction Work is Starting...


 
 

As part of the 91 Project, work is starting soon near the Santa Ana River Trail (SART) along Green River Road in Corona. The work includes:

  • Building a temporary parking lot (late 2014)
  • Building a new retaining wall along westbound 91 (late 2014 or early 2015 to summer 2015)
  • Constructing the south side of Green River Road after the new retaining wall is built (late summer 2015)
  • Constructing the north side of Green River Road after the south side of the street is completed (fall 2015)

The improvements also will include a new, permanent parking area for trail users. During construction, trail users will be directed to the new temporary parking area east of the entrance to the Green River Golf Club. Trail users should not park at the Green River Golf Club unless they are patronizing the club. Please pay close attention to posted signs, use reduced speeds and drive safely through this area. 

 

For more information about the Santa Ana River Trail, please click here to view the "91 Seconds on the 91" video.

 

Business Spotlight: Hunnys Café


 

Want to impress your guests with some delicious home-style cooking? Take them straight to Corona¹s favorite family-style restaurant, located south of Main Street. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Hunnys Café has been a key dining destination in Corona for 30 years and will remain open during construction of the 91 Project. Cozy décor and comfort food make visitors feel like they are back home at mom's dining room table. Free internet makes this a great place to take a "working lunch break." 

 

Hunny's Restaurant

402 South Corona Mall, Corona, CA 92879

951-735-7020

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 5:30 am to 9 pm; 

Saturday, Sunday, 5:30 am to 10 pm

 

* Business Spotlights are for informational purposes only. The 91 Project, RCTC and partner agencies are not endorsing these businesses.

 

Business Spotlight: CC Paintball

 

Ready for some action or looking for a fun holiday gift? CC Paintball is your go-to business in Corona for all things extreme! Located off the 91 at Maple Street, CC Paintball has the best-of-the-best in paintballing gear and supplies. The Corona location is open seven days a week - stop in today and a friendly and knowledgeable employee can get you stocked up on air systems, accessories, apparel, and more! Can't make it to the shop in Corona? No worries! They also have a store in Norco and an online Ebay store. CC Paintball will be open during construction of the 91 Project and will be a featured "Shop 91. Shop Local." businesses. Stay tuned or more on this new program next month!

 

 CC Paintball 

1888 West 6th Street, Suite B, Corona, CA 92882

951-278-8609

 

* Business Spotlights are for informational purposes only. The 91 Project, RCTC and partner agencies are not endorsing these businesses.

 

Project Overview
RCTC

Led by the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), the 91 Project will add regular lanes, tolled express lanes, auxiliary lanes and a direct express lane connector from northbound 15 to westbound 91 and eastbound 91 to  southbound 15. Improvements to interchanges, bridges, ramps,  and local streets also will be made along the 91.

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