FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-4621
The City of Escondido will temporarily close the La Honda Drive entrance to Daley Ranch, as well as several trails surrounding the Ranch House in order to repave the road. The closure will take place June 11, 2012 and should be completed by June 27. During that time, visitors may still access Daley Ranch by using the Caballo Trailhead or Cougar Pass entrances, as well as the Rattle Snake Road Trailhead within Dixon Lake. A map clearly showing the closed areas will be posted at those entranches. The affected trails and extent of the closures are listed below:
Trail Name Closed From Closed To
Middle Pond Trail East Ridge Trail Daley Ranch House Rd.
East Ridge Trail Coyote Run Trail Daley Ranch House Rd.
Boulder Loop Trail (South Leg) Rock Ridge Trail Daley Ranch House Rd.
Boulder Loop Trail (North Leg) Crest Trail Daley Ranch House Rd.
Daley Ranch House Rd. Jack Creek Meadow Loop East Ridge Trail
Creek Crossing Trail East Ridge Trail Daley Ranch House Rd.
Visitors are reminded to obey all trail closure signs to ensure their safety. Violators will be cited. Any questions or comments should be addressed to Bud Oliveira, Special Projects Manager at 760.839-4665 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The contract to perform the work was awarded to the low bidder, Asphalt & Concrete Enterprises, Inc., Santee, CA in the amount of $165,868. The work consists of recycling the existing road in place, moisture conditioning and compacting the recycled road and underlying soils, compacting them and them placing a 3 inch thick compacted asphalt concrete pavement from the Gate at the La Honda Drive parking lot/trail head to the Daley Ranch House approximately one mile to the north.