New 91 Lanes to open March 20 – Expect Heavy Work to Prepare for Opening

Mark your calendar! The Riverside County Transportation Commission has set March 20 as the opening date for the new 91 Express Lanes and general purpose lanes in Corona. Westbound lanes are planned to open by 4 a.m., and eastbound lanes are planned to open by 5 a.m.. RCTC’s $1.4 billion 91 Project extends the 91 Express Lanes eight miles to Interstate 15 in Riverside County, adds general purpose lanes between the 71 and I-15, and provides a tolled express connector between the 91 and I-15. Th...
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SR91 Project: Daytime Closures

Local street paving will continue during the coming weeks as crews continue work on the 91 Project in Corona. Please watch for updates about paving of Buena Vista Avenue, Sixth Street, Maple Street, Serfas Club, Pomona Road and other streets. Because the paving must be completed when temperatures are 50 degrees or higher, the paving will take place during daytime hours. Please watch for Construction Alerts, allow extra travel time, and follow detour routes. The 91 Project remains on schedu...
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91 Project Update

With the 91 Project at its 91 percent completion mark, motorists will be able to use the new lanes starting this spring. Crews are continuing to work night and day to complete the following activities. For a map showing the status of these ramps and local street improvements, please visit the “Ramp/Street Status” page of the website. The westbound and eastbound Maple Street off-ramps are scheduled to open in January. The Maple Street Bridge is scheduled to open to two directions in early...
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Rainy Weather Motorist Safety

Rainy weather is here! For your safety and the safety of other motorists and our crews, the 91 Project reminds you to check your vehicle’s tires, wiper blades and brakes. Despite the 55 miles per hour speed limit in the construction zone, you may need to drive even slower to match weather conditions, visibility and traffic - even when construction workers are not present. Traffic fines are doubled within the construction zone. In addition: Be aware of changing conditions and follow detour s...
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Complete Project Milestone Activities

The 91 Project reminds motorists of new conditions on Corona ramps and roads, due to a series of milestone activities reached last week, October 16 through October 21, 2016 : The new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp is open. The Maple Street Bridge is open with two southbound only lanes. The Main Street Undercrossing is open with three lanes in both directions. The westbound Serfas Club off-ramp is open. The westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp is closed for two months. Motori...
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City reconfigures lane on Green River

Update Oct. 19, 2016: Due to equipment failure the reconfiguration of Green River was unable to be completed the night of October 18, 2016, as planned. The WB on-ramp at Green River was opened to 3 lanes. Crews have scheduled the remaining work to occur Thursday, October 19, 2016. Oct. 18, 2016: In an ongoing effort to address many of the safety-related traffic concerns facing morning commuters using the Green River Road to westbound SR-91 On-Ramp, City Contractors along with 91 Project C...
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SR91: Milestone Activities the Week of October 16

  The 91 Project in Corona will reach a number of milestone activities the week of October 16, 2016, including the opening of new ramps and the two-month closure of ramps. Conditions will be changing, so please be prepared, follow detour routes, allow extra travel time and share this information with friends and colleagues. During the closures, please continue to patronize local businesses. The project is 85 percent complete and the new lanes remain on schedule to open during the first h...
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Nighttime full closures of WB-91 at Lincoln October 10-13

The 91 Project in Corona will require full closures of westbound 91 at Lincoln Avenue, Monday through Thursday nights, October 10-13. The closures, which will start at 10 pm each night and reopen by 4 am, will allow crews to place supporting structures for the widening of the Lincoln Avenue bridge over the 91. If possible, motorists should avoid the area, due to expected delays. As a detour, motorists will exit at Lincoln Avenue, turn right and then make a left turn at Pomona Road to re-e...
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91 Project is now 85% Complete!

The 91 Project is now 85 percent complete, with new lanes on schedule to open during the first half of 2017. During the months ahead, a great deal of construction activity will be continuing, and a number of major milestones are expected to be reached in approximately the third week of October. Milestone activities include: Opening the new westbound Maple Street flyover on-ramp Closing the westbound Lincoln Avenue on-ramp through mid-December Opening the new westbound Serfas Cl...
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Nighttime full closures of WB-91 at Maple St.

Nighttime full closures of westbound 91 at Maple Street in Corona will take place September 15-17 and September 19-20 for the Riverside County Transportation Commission’s 91 Project. Closure times are as follows: Thursday, September 15 at 10 pm to Friday, September 16 at 4 am Friday, September 16 at 11:30 pm to Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 am Saturday, September 17 at 11:59 pm to Sunday, September 18 at 8 am Monday, September 19 at 10 pm to Tuesday, September 20 at 4 am Tuesda...
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2 Closures of Eastbound 91 the weekend of Sept. 9 – 11

Two full closures of eastbound 91 in Corona are required for the 91 Project the weekend of September 9, 2016 through September 11, 2016. Eastbound 91 motorists are strongly urged to avoid the area and use eastbound 60 to southbound 15 to access the 91. Motorists also should allow extra time, carpool, ride Metrolink, consider postponing eastbound travel to the afternoon, follow detours, and check real-time traffic using IE511.org. Activities will include: Closure 1: Full Closure of Eastboun...
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The 91 Weekend Shift begins September 9, 2016

Beginning Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in partnership with Caltrans District 12, will begin repaving the 91 Express Lanes in Orange County over 10 weekends. Construction crews will first begin repaving in the eastbound direction only starting at 11 p.m. on Friday, September 9 through 6 a.m. on Monday, September 12. To maximize safety and accelerate paving, the 91 Express Lanes and sections of the adjacent #1 general-purpose lane will close in the eastbo...
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91 Project Main Push – Maple Street to I-15

Now at 80 percent complete, the 91 Project in Corona is preparing for the “Main Push,” with traffic lanes being shifted or “pushed” toward the outer shoulders, and heavy construction occurring near Main Street. During the weekend of August 26 through August 29, 2016, crews will conduct the following “Main Push” activities:   Completion of the new eastbound 91 Lincoln Avenue on-ramp and off-ramp, with new connections at Second Street. This will require full closures of these ramp...
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Nighttime Full Closure of Westbound 91 at the 71 – Aug. 13-14

Full closure of westbound 91 at the 71, from Saturday, August 13 at 11 pm to Sunday, August 14 at 7 am. The closure is needed to remove overhead sign structures west of Green River Road. Suggested detour routes include: Northbound I-15 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 Northbound 71 to westbound 60 to southbound 57 The following ramps also will be closed to support the westbound 91 closure: Southbound 71 to westbound 91 connector Green River Road westbound off-ra...
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Nighttime Closure of Eastbound 91 at Maple Street Tuesday, August 9, 2016

As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's (RCTC) 91 Project, eastbound 91 will be closed at Maple Street on Tuesday night, August 9, 2016 from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to either of two detour routes: 1.   Exit Maple Street and re-enter eastbound 91 at the Paseo Grande on-ramp. 2.   Exit Maple Street, follow Sixth Street to El Sobrante Road, head south to Magnolia Avenue, head east to enter I-15 and then head north on I-15 to re-enter eastbound...
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