State Route 79 Realignment Project

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 8
Document Title
State Route 79 Realignment Project
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural, Open Space, Rural, Community Development, Residential, Commercial, Services/Facilities
Document Description
Note: Partially Recirculated Draft The SR 79 Project proposes to realign SR 79 from Domenigoni Parkway to Gilman Springs Road, a distance of approximately 18 miles, in the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto and unincorporated Riverside County. The realigned highway would be a limited access, four-lane expressway, with two travel lanes in each direction separated by a median. The alternatives evaluated in the DEIR are four Build alternatives, two Design Options, and a No Build Alternative.

Contact Information

Aaron Burton
Agency Name
Department of Transportation, District 8
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Hemet, San Jacinto
Cross Streets
Domenigoni Pkwy to Gilman Springs Road
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 79
San Jacinto Branch Line
Hemet-Ryan Airport
Hemet and Winchester
Sal Creek and Hemet Channel
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation:Local Road (Roadway Alignment)
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency

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