Phase 1 - Palm to Gilbert. Whittier closed from Palm to Gilbert. Intersections of Whittier/Palm, Whittier/Tahquitz, Whittier/Madera and Whittier/Gilbert will be affected. Whittier will be closed to thru traffic from Palm to Gilbert. (Tentatively 11/11/2015-11/23/2015)
Phase 2 West - Gilbert to school entrance. Whittier closed from Gilbert to school driveway. Traffic to enter from State Street and exit on Gilbert. School District and local traffic only. (Signs will be posted at State Street directing school traffic west on Whittier). Intersections of Whittier/Gilbert, Whittier/Carol and Whittier/State will be affected. (Tentatively 11/17/2015-11/20/2015)
Phase 2 Center - School Entrance. Construction is scheduled to take place over the Thanksgiving break. Whittier entrance will be closed. Staff needs to use the entrance/exit off of Gilbert if they plan on being on site. (Tentatively 11/23/2015-11/25/2015)
Phase 2 East - School Entrance to State Street. Whittier closed from school entrance to State Street. Traffic to enter Whittier entrance approaching from Gilbert. Traffic to exit on Gilbert. School District and local traffic only. Whittier will be closed to thru traffic. (Tentatively 11/30/2015-12/8/2015
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The City of Hemet and Riverside County Flood Control are working to improve the water runoff conditions on Whittier Avenue. Installation of underground storm drains between Palm and San Jacinto, on Whittier Avenue will begin next month. This roadwork will be done in sections and will continue until after the first of the year. The District is working closely with the City and the County to minimize traffic disruptions. More details will be distributed when it becomes available.
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