California Department of Transportation
 

California Department of Transportation

District 8 - Inland Empire
Shelli Lombardo
(909) 383-4631

September 16, 2009

BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT ON STATE ROUTE 78

Project Receives $1.5 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding

Riverside County – Caltrans will begin a $4 million project to rehabilitate the bridge at the Palo Verde Drain Canal in Blythe on September 21st. This is one of fourteen projects in District 8 to receive federal stimulus funding.

Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. SR-78 will be closed at the bridge and traffic will detour using 35th Avenue and Rannels Boulevard. Project completion is anticipated to be late December 2009.

Caltrans thanks motorists for your patience as we work to construct a brand new bridge.
Visit caltrans8.info for information on other projects within District 8.