• Bike Lanes Coming To 4 Miles of Indio Roadway

    Fresh striping designed to create a buffer between vehicles and bicyclists will accompany road repairs planned on about four miles of roadway in Indio, city officials announced Wednesday. Crews are scheduled to begin resurfacing Avenue 48, between Jefferson and Calhoun streets, and adding new striping for bike lanes starting March 2. The work is scheduled […]

  • Crews to Install Rock Netting Along Ortega Highway, Requiring Full Closure

    A five-mile stretch of the Ortega (74) Highway between Grand Avenue in Lake Elsinore and the Upper San Juan Campground will be shut down in both directions for road work on Feb. 8-9, Caltrans announced Tuesday. The slope stabilization operation involves the installation of netting by crane to guard against rocks from falling onto the […]

  • New Lanes to be Added to N. Indian Canyon Drive

    Construction is underway to add two additional lanes to N. Indian Canyon Drive between 18th Ave. and 20th Ave. in the City of Palm Springs, the City of Desert Hot Springs, and the unincorporated area of Riverside County. N. Indian Canyon Drive is a major north-south roadway that provides connectivity to Interstate 10 and State Route 62 in the […]

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Shutdown Due to Severe Damage From Storm

    The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway has been closed indefinitely following Thursday’s storm due to severe damage to Tramway Road, officials announced Friday. A section of Tramway road — the only way to and from the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world —  was washed away Thursday by heavy rains, Vice President of Marketing and Public […]

  • Segments of Mountain Highway Fall Apart Amid Heavy Rains

    Sections of state Route 243 between Banning and Mountain Center collapsed Thursday amid heavy downpours and runoff, forcing public safety officials to close the mountain highway on both the north and south sides of Idyllwild. “The storm is not over yet, so we can’t fully assess the damage,” Caltrans District 8 spokeswoman Terri Kasinga told […]

  • Remnants of the Mother Road: Sights Along Historic Route 66

    Known as the Main Street of America, Will Rogers Highway and the Mother Road, Route 66 was one of the original routes in the United States’ highway system and one of the most famous roads in the country. Since it was established in 1926, it’s earned a place in popular culture with the song “(Get […]

  • Man Struck and Killed in Banning While Pushing a Shopping Cart

    Banning, CA Police investigators reported today that a 61-year-old Banning man was pushing a shopping cart along a Banning roadway when he was struck and killed by a vehicle last Saturday. Story: Felon Arrested in Possession of Drugs and Weapons in Desert Hot Springs Jin Kwon died at the scene of the 6:30 p.m. collision at […]

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