The City of Corona, in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8, was reconstructing the interchange located on Interstate 15 (I-15) at Cajalco Road from Temescal Canyon Road to Bedford Canyon Road.
In spring of 2015, the Coachella Valley Corridor launched the construction phase of this $50 Million project. Scope of work consisted of the demolition of the existing Jefferson Street overcrossing and the northbound Indio Boulevard overcrossing.
The Streeter Avenue Grade Separation project provided for the lowering of Streeter Avenue under the UPRR railroad tracks. The project site was along an arterial street within a residential area of the City. Two elementary schools and two churches were less than ½ mile from the site.
The Iowa Avenue Grade Separation project provided the separation of a major arterial street with the BNSF mainline tracks within an industrial area of the City.
The 2-span steel girder railroad bridge provided for two tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) over a 4-lane major arterial street within a commercial area of the City. The work required the construction of temporary soldier pile walls in order to keep traffic flowing along the Magnolia Avenue commercial corridor. Permanent MSE walls were constructed for the underpass.
This 4-lane roadway bridge was constructed over three tracks of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF). The 4-span cast-in-place concrete girder bridge was designed by DMJM Harris AECOM.
The GCCOG is a California Joint Powers Authority that represents the governments of 28 jurisdictions located in the Metro subregion. The GCCOG’s mission is to provide member governments with a unified voice to act collaboratively and advocate to improve issues related to transportation, air quality, housing, and economic development.