Purpose

This project takes the narrow and traffic burdened East Valley Parkway thoroughfare to Valley Center and widens the road to help improve the flow of traffic. The end result will widen East Valley Parkway and Valley Center Road from Beven Drive to the Northern City limits, getting you where you need to be faster!

Schedule: September 2017 - April 2019

 

Features

  • New six lane extension of East Valley Parkway.
  • Undergrounding of existing overhead utilities.
  • Construction of a sound wall, landscaped medians and sidewalks.
  • Bridge widening over the Escondido Creek
  • Traffic signal modifications and addition of 22 new LED street lights.
  • Green street design with over 100 new trees.

 

Project Items

Work Schedule

Scope of Work

Item 1

Mid-September

Mobilization – Clearing (east-side), installation of project information signs and erosion control devices.

Item 2

Mid-September - November 2017

Construction and relocation of storm drains and installation of new utility conduit.

Item 3

Mid-September - December 2017

 Bridge widening begins across Escondido Creek.

Item 4

November-December 2017

Construction of 8 foot sound wall.

Item 5

January-February 2018

Utility Conversion

Item 6

March-April 2018

Construction of concrete improvements on east-side of Valley Parkway

Item 7

April 2018

Construction of new roadway section from one lane in each direction to three lanes in each direction from Beven Dr. to Lake Wohlford Rd.

Item 8

Mid-May 2018

Installation of 22 LED street lights along project limits. Modification of the existing traffic signals at Beven Dr. and Lake Wohlford Rd. Activation of new traffic signal and new street lights.

Item 9

Mid-May 2018

Irrigation for 100+ trees, shrubs, and drought tolerant plants

Item 10

Late-June 2018

Masonry wall and concrete improvements.

Item 11

Mid-August 2018

Project Close-out

Total Project Cost: $9.7 Million

Funding sources include an $800,000 contribution from the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, a $675,000 Highway Safety Improvement Program Grant, a $1.6 million Demonstration Grant, TransNet and Traffic Impact Fees.

  • Ricardo Cervantes, City of Escondido Field Engineering Inspector
    Office: (760) 839-3853, Email: rcervantesa@escondido.org
  • Frank Gonzalez, L.B. Civil Project Manager
    Office: (760) 294-0974