State Route 74 & State Route 243  



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State Route 74 & State Route 243  

To Hemet & Idyllwild Communities   

California Department of Transportation and Ames Construction,  Saturday, August 11, 2018, announced the finished repairs along State Route 74 (SR-74) and State Route 243 (SR-243), east of Hemet and near Idyllwild, that have enabled them to open SR-74. 

Caltrans crews and Ames Construction installed a total of 9,100 linear feet of guardrail on both routes, cleaned or repaired 25 basins and culverts, and installed signage along the routes that were damaged during the Cranston Fire.



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Crews will continue to repair 30 more drains and culverts next week. In addition, a pipe repair will continue at post mile 54.06, close to Strawberry Creek. Escorts have been discontinued and motorists can anticipate traffic control in areas along State Route 74 as repairs continue.


Thank you for your patience. Please reduce your speed in the work zone.


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