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There are many major transportation projects coming to northwest Riverside County that will impact the City of Eastvale commuters and surrounding jurisdictions. The intent of these projects is to help improve the growing traffic congestion that exists on our roadways. Each project combines efforts and partnerships with various jurisdictions and funding mechanisms.

Riverside County Transportation Efficiency Corridor (RCTEC):

A multi-agency effort that includes the following lead agencies: Riverside County Transportation Commission, County of Riverside Transportation Department and City of Corona; and the following partner agencies: Caltrans, County of Riverside, City of Norco, City of Eastvale, City of Jurupa Valley, California State Transportation Agency, California Senate District 31- Senator Richard D. Roth and California Assembly District 60- Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes.

1. 15/91 Express Lanes Connector *

  • Overview: Connects the newly opened Riverside extension of the 91 Express Lanes to the I-15 Express Lanes
  • Project Cost: $180,000,000 (Funded through Senate Bill (SB) 132 - $180,000,000)
  • Partner Agencies: Caltrans and Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)
  • Impacts: Directly impacts the City of Eastvale and surrounding communities

2. McKinley Avenue Grade Separation

  • Overview: Separates heavily congested McKinley Avenue near SR-91 from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) San Bernardino subdivision mainline in the City of Corona, and expand McKinley Avenue from four to six lanes
  • Project Cost: $91,250,000 (Partially funded through Senate Bill (SB) 132 - $84,450,000)   
  • Partner Agencies: City of Corona
  • Impacts: Directly impacts the City of Corona and surrounding communities

3. Jurupa Road Grade Separation

  • Overview: Constructs a new bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks and Van Buren Boulevard in the City of Jurupa Valley
  • Project Cost: $108,400,000 (Funded through Senate Bill (SB) 132 - $108,400,000)
  • Partner Agencies: County of Riverside Transportation Department and City of Jurupa Valley
  • Impacts: Directly impacts the City of Jurupa Valley and surrounding communities

4. I-15/Limonite Avenue Interchange *

  • Overview: Improve existing freeway interchange at I-15 and the Limonite Avenue overcrossing
  • Project Cost: $66,000,000 (Partially funded through Senate Bill (SB) 132 - $48,000,000)
  • Partner Agencies: County of Riverside Transportation Department, Caltrans, City of Eastvale, and City of Jurupa Valley
  • Impacts: Directly impacts the City of Eastvale, City of Jurupa Valley and surrounding communities

5. Hamner Bridge Widening *

  • Overview: Replaces the existing 2-lane bridge over the Santa Ana River with a longer, wider bridge and multi-purpose trail in the Cities of Eastvale and Norco
  • Project Costs: $56,000,000 (Partially funded through Senate Bill (SB) 132 - $6,322,000)
  • Partner Agencies: County of Riverside Transportation Department, City of Eastvale, City of Norco
  • Impacts: Directly impacts the City of Eastvale, City of Norco and surrounding communities

I-15 Express Lanes Project: *

A project of the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) in partnership with Caltrans.

  • Overview: The project will add two tolled Express Lanes in each direction on the I-15 between Cajalco Road and SR-60  
  • Project Costs: $455,000,000
  • Funding: Tolls charged to I-15 express lane users will pay for a significant portion of the initial construction and all of the ongoing maintenance and operation of the express lanes. Local and federal funds will also be used to pay for a portion of the initial construction including Riverside County’s voter-approved Measure A transportation sales tax program.
  • Partner Agencies: Riverside County Transportation Commission and Caltrans
  • Impacts: Cities of Eastvale, Corona, Norco, Jurupa Valley and surrounding communities

* Directly impacts the City of Eastvale