Golden State Water – Water Main Replacement Project on Indian Hill Boulevard between Colby Circle and 210 Freeway overpass
On Tuesday, July 7, Golden State Water will begin preliminary construction work associated with their water main replacement project taking place on Indian Hill Boulevard, from Colby Circle to the 210 Freeway overpass. This work will consist of installation of a new 12-inch water main, fire hydrants, and residential service laterals.
This work will be implemented in several phases in order to reduce the impact on traffic flow. The first phase of work will require northbound traffic to merge to one lane on Indian Hill Boulevard just north of Via La Selva. During a short portion of this phase, the intersection of Via Zurita Street will be affected while the contractor installs the water line, crossing the intersection. This intersection will only be affected during that time and will be open to normal conditions at all other times during this project. Golden State Water will work with the residents to accommodate local access.
As the construction progresses, more updates will be provided with information on the phases and required traffic control. This work is expected to be completed by September 2020.
Edison Vault Replacement in the Village
Southern California Edison is removing and replacing a vault in the alleyway north of Bonita Avenue, between Yale Avenue and Harvard Avenue. All construction work related to the vault replacement will be performed overnight to help minimize the impact to the business district.
Boundaries for project:
- 4th Street to the North
- Bonita Avenue to the South
- Harvard Avenue to the East
- Yale Avenue to the West
All residents and businesses affected by power outages related to this project have been notified by Southern California Edison. For any questions regarding this project, visit www.on.sce.com/upgrades
Foothill Boulevard Improvements
As part of the Foothill Boulevard Master Plan Improvement Project punch list items, staff has identified a few areas that require some adjustment. This work is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 6 and is anticipated to be completed by July 2020. These construction activities include the installation of a local area drain that will be installed in the median islands at the intersections of Yale Avenue, Harvard Avenue, Dartmouth Avenue, and the installation of one additional dry-well to better accommodate the median island bio-swale between Indian Hill Boulevard and Yale Avenue. In addition to this work the contractor will also be addressing a few locations along Foothill Boulevard where the roadway surface requires some restoration. Consistent with previously approved traffic control patterns, a minimum of one travel lane along Foothill Boulevard will remain open in each direction. For the most up to date information: View the Foothill Boulevard Upgrade webpage here.
Golden State Water – Water Main Replacement Project (Arrow Highway, from Mountain Avenue to Indian Hill Boulevard)
On Monday, June 22, Golden State Water began the preliminary construction work as a part of their water main replacement project. This project is taking place on Arrow Highway, from Mountain Avenue to Indian Hill Boulevard. This work will consist of the installation of a new 12-inch water main, fire hydrants, and residential service laterals.
This work will be performed in several phases to minimize impacts on traffic flows. The first phase will require westbound traffic to merge to one lane on Arrow Highway near Cambridge Avenue and Mountain Avenue. During this phase of work, the left turn movement from westbound Arrow Highway to Southbound Mountain Avenue will be restricted. The second phase of work will also require westbound traffic to merge to one lane on Arrow Highway near Cambridge Avenue and Mountain Avenue but will not require any turning movement restrictions. Phase three will require eastbound traffic to merge to one lane on Arrow Highway, just east of Mountain Avenue. During this phase the left turn movement from southbound Cambridge Avenue to eastbound Arrow Highway will be restricted.
As the construction progresses, more updates will be provided with information on the phases and required traffic control. This work is expected to be completed by the end of August 2020.
I-10 Construction Alert
During the month of June, freeway lanes on the I-10 will be narrowed and re-striped from Indian Hill Boulevard to Mountain Avenue. Speeds will be reduced to 55 miles per hour and lanes have shifted throughout the corridor. This is part of Phase 1 of the I-10 Express Lanes Project by the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority. The project includes two express lanes in each direction between the Los Angeles/San Bernardino County line and the I-15. To receive more information about the project and future construction, please sign up here.
Golden State Water – Water Main Replacement Project
On Monday, June 1, Golden State Water began the preliminary work associated with a water main replacement project. This project is taking place on the following areas:
- Tenth Street, from Oxford Avenue to Indian Hill Boulevard,
- Berkeley Avenue, from Tenth Street to Eighth Street, and
- University Circle
This work will consist of the installation of a new eight-inch water main, fire hydrants, and residential service laterals. On Monday June 8, the contractor moved forward with the trench work required to install the water main line on Tenth Street, working from Berkeley Avenue towards Indian Hill Boulevard. After they complete the portion of Berkeley Avenue, they will begin the construction work on University Circle. This work is expected to be completed by the month of August.
City of Pomona Towne Avenue Street Rehabilitation Project
Construction for the City of Pomona’s Towne Avenue Street Rehabilitation Project continues on Towne Avenue, from Foothill Boulevard to Bonita Avenue. This project consists of a variable roadway surface grind (ranging from 4” to 12”), following with asphalt paving. The contractor, All American Asphalt, has completed their first phase of grind and pave on the outer lanes.
The contractor will continue the grinding portion of work on the inside lanes (adjacent to the medians) for both northbound and southbound traffic. After the grinding portion of this segment has been completed, the contractor will then perform the paving of the roadway. More updates on proposed work and anticipated traffic control patterns will be provided as the work progresses. The project is expected to be completed by the week of June 15.
As part of Pomona's notification process, the contractor was instructed to hand deliver notices to all residents directly impacted by the construction work and will continue to do so if any changes in schedule are required. The City of Claremont’s website, as well as the City Manager’s Weekly Update, will be updated regularly as the project continues to notify residents of the construction progress and traffic impacts.
During this construction, please follow the appropriate construction signs and be aware of the posted “No Parking” signs. Questions regarding this project can be directed to the City of Pomona Public Works Department at (909) 620-2261.
Harrison Avenue Hardscape Repair
The City recently awarded a contract to CT&T Concrete for hardscape repairs on the north side of Harrison Avenue between Mallows Park and Yale Ave. Work includes, but is not limited to sidewalk, curb and gutter repair. The project began the week of May 11.
There may be minor traffic impacts, but streets will not be closed during work. This will be a relatively quiet operation with minor equipment noise for the duration of the project. To keep everyone safe, please proceed with caution during this time and adhere to all traffic control directives. For more information, please contact Community Services at (909) 399-5431 or by email at email@example.com.
Construction at Webb Schools
Webb Schools recently began rehabilitation of their Hooper Community Center including seismic upgrades, renovation of the center, and site and landscaping improvements around the historic building. Primary construction access will be at their main entry on Base Line Road. Please exercise extra care when driving in these areas.
Old School House Condo Development
On Monday, August 5, on-site construction began for the Old School House 30 condo units. Construction is anticipated to continue through the Summer of 2021. Public access to the south portion of the commercial center will be restricted from Colby Circle to accommodate construction and deliveries through the end of August 2020.
Base Line Road Median Installation Improvements – Gable Crossing Development
Century Communities continues to work on public improvements on Base Line Road. The work includes the construction of a center median along Base Line Road near the western end of the project, between Villa Maria and Oxford. This construction will require lane closures and a bike lane closure on eastbound Base Line Road, starting east of Mountain Avenue. During construction, drivers and pedestrians are directed to follow the appropriate construction signs.
During these construction projects, drivers and pedestrians are directed to follow the appropriate construction signs and remember to share the road with bicyclists. For more information on these or any other construction projects, please contact the Engineering Division at (909) 399-5465.
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