Proposed 2018 Caltrans raised curb median sparks outrage among Hemet locals

Photo courtesy of the California Department of Public HealthNader Naguib, Project Manager from California’s Department of Transportation discusses the proposed median project with concerned Hemet citizens in the Simpson Center. ■ Kyle Selby / Reporter An 8-mile long raised curb median is scheduled to begin construction by Caltrans in Hemet as early as summer 2018. The median will span throughout the entirety of State Route 74, better known as Florida Avenue, from west of Acacia Avenue, to the Ramona Expressway intersection. The State Route 74 Raised Curb Median Safety Project is estimated to cost $9.4 million. Based on data collected recently from Caltrans’ Annual Multi-lane Cross Median Collision Monitoring Report, the

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