Status of county road projects planned for Ramona

At the Community Revitalization Committee meeting in Ramona on Friday, Ed Mananzan from the county’s Department of Public Works (DPW) provided the status, as of April, of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for Ramona’s roads.

The schedule shows several date changes from DPW’s list provided at the October 2010 revitalization meeting. At that time, the design for the Ramona Street extension was estimated to be completed this spring.

The new schedule calls for design completion in Spring 2012. The project would extend Ramona Street from Boundary Avenue to Warnock Drive, creating a two-lane street where there is currently about a one-third mile segment of dirt road.

The project has received opposition from residents living in that area. Mananzan and County Supervisor Dianne said they have been meeting with property owners to address their concerns.

•Dye Road Extension (Ramona Street to San Vicente Road)

Design—estimated completion: contingent upon General Plan Update (GPU) approval

Right-of-Way—estimated completion: contingent upon GPU approval

Construction—new road, estimated completion: contingent upon GPU approval

•Ramona Street Extension (Boundary Avenue to Warnock Drive)

Design—estimated completion: spring 2012

Right-of-Way—estimated completion: summer 2012

Construction—new road, estimated completion: summer 2013

•San Vicente Road drainage (San Vicente Road crossing, south of Barger Place)

Design—estimated completion: fall 2011

Right-of-Way—estimated completion: winter 2011

Construction—replace/upgrade existing culverts, estimated completion: spring 2012

•San Vicente Road Improvements (Warnock Drive to Wildcat Canyon Road)

Design—estimated completion: summer 2012

Right –of-Way—estimated completion: fall 2012

Construction—road widening and realignment improvements including pathway; estimated completion: spring 2015

•13th Street/Maple Street (Main Street to Walnut Street)

New road/bridge construction

Preliminary engineering report—completed September 2009.



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