RCTC & AGC: A Lasting Partnership (A. Mayer)

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RCTC & AGC: A Lasting Partnership (A. Mayer)

  1. 1. RCTC & AGC: A Lasting Partnership AGC Fall Conference October 27, 2011
  2. 2. News Update
  3. 3. Show Me the Money <ul><li>Measure A </li></ul><ul><li>A commitment to the public </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Revenues beginning to rebound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects being advanced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stimulus Does Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ARRA nearing completion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Investment Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TIFIA expansion for the SR-91 CIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Transportation Bill </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Money = Future Projects <ul><li>Widening of SR-91 </li></ul><ul><li>I-215 Corridor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Van Buren Interchange </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perris Valley Line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I-215 Central Widening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grade Separations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa Avenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto Center Drive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SR-79 Projects </li></ul>
  5. 5. Investment Creates Jobs <ul><li>Unemployment Rate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>California: 11.9% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Riverside: 14.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Bernardino: 13.6% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example of job creation potential: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SR-91 CIP to create 16,200 j obs </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Project Updates
  7. 7. The 91 HOV Project in Riverside <ul><li>Closes six miles of HOV lane gap </li></ul><ul><li>Improves ramps, bridges </li></ul><ul><li>and access </li></ul><ul><li>Adds auxiliary lane from interchange to Central </li></ul><ul><li>Measure A/CMAQ/CMIA </li></ul><ul><li>Caltrans/RCTC </li></ul><ul><li>Project advertised for Bids – September 26, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Cost: $125 M </li></ul>
  8. 8. The 91 HOV Project in Riverside <ul><li>Relocate 9th Street westbound on-ramp to 10th Street </li></ul><ul><li>Braided eastbound and westbound ramps at 14th Street and University Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Modifications to Arlington interchange </li></ul><ul><li>Widen and reconstruct Madison eastbound on and off-ramps and Central westbound off-ramp </li></ul>ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS
  9. 9. The 91 HOV Project in Riverside <ul><li>Bridge Replacements </li></ul><ul><li>14th Street </li></ul><ul><li>Cridge Street </li></ul><ul><li>Pachappa Railroad </li></ul><ul><li>Ivy Street </li></ul><ul><li>Widen Existing Bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Central Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Arlington Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Brockton Avenue/Mary Street </li></ul><ul><li>Madison Street </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson Street </li></ul>Bridges Replacements & Improvements
  10. 11. Central I-215 Improvements <ul><li>12.5 mile section </li></ul><ul><li>Add lane and shoulder in each direction within median </li></ul><ul><li>46-foot existing median in some areas; 22 feet in others </li></ul><ul><li>Widen to outside in areas with narrower median </li></ul>
  11. 12. Central I-215 Improvements <ul><li>Widen Salt Creek bridge, Romoland Channel, Ethanac railroad bridge, San Jacinto bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Replace Perris and D Street bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Resurface existing lanes </li></ul>
  12. 13. Central I-215 Improvements <ul><li>Project Status </li></ul><ul><li>Project Approval -Environmental Document phase underway </li></ul><ul><li>Begin construction in late 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Cost: $ 90M </li></ul><ul><li>Project Benefits </li></ul>Motorists will experience: Savings…Delays 4,600 hours per day Savings…Gasoline 2,000 gallons per day Savings…Pollutants 10 tons per year
  13. 15. The 91 Today
  14. 16. The 91 of the Future
  15. 17. Economic Impact <ul><li>$1.3 billion project </li></ul><ul><li>$200 million/year generated through direct construction spending in Riverside County </li></ul><ul><li>$146 million/year generated in economic output throughout California </li></ul><ul><li>Project will create significant employment opportunities </li></ul>SR-91 at Green River - Corona
  16. 18. Schedule Schedule and Cost Complete Environmental Document 2012 Sell Toll Revenue Bonds 2013 Start Design and Construction 2013 Open to Traffic 2016 Complete Construction/Project Closeout 2017 Est. Construction Cost $700 M
  17. 19. Commuter Rail Project Extension Update
  18. 20. PVL Facts SCOPE 24 Miles 12 Trips per Day (8 Peak) 4 New Stations $232.7 Million Project Cost Extends an Existing Metrolink Line to More of Riverside County Project Schedule Begin Construction: Summer 2012 Construction Cost: $150 million Service Begins: Late 2013
  19. 21. I-215/Van Buren Interchange <ul><li>Improve interchange to accommodate projected traffic demand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24,500 vehicles per day (current) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>72,200 projected vpd by 2035 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project will improve operation of the interchange, increase capacity, reduce delay and improve safety </li></ul><ul><li>Construction cost: $52.8 million </li></ul><ul><li>Construction start: Early 2012 </li></ul>
  20. 22. SR-79 Projects <ul><li>Two Widening Projects (from two to four lanes) </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Road to Domengoni Parkway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction cost: $22.8 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction start: Late 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thompson Road to Newport Road </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction cost: $13.7 million </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction start: February 2012 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 23. Our Commitment <ul><li>Relationship with AGC is a priority </li></ul><ul><li>Public/Private coordination is needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Transportation funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal legislation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public awareness </li></ul></ul>

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