Overland Drive Widening Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Temecula
Document Title
Overland Drive Widening Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Land use adjacent to the project site is designated as Industrial Park; the project area is zoned as Specific Plan 14
Document Description
The project proposes to widen Overland Drive to include a twelve-foot travel lane and an eleven-foot travel lane in both directions with a single ten-foot center turn lane, along with six-foot Class II bike lanes and an additional ten feet of ROW on either side of the roadway with new contiguous sidewalks. Other project improvements would include modifications to the existing traffic signals at the intersection of Overland Drive with Jefferson Avenue; replacement of traffic signal poles at the southern approach of the intersection of Overland Drive with Jefferson Avenue; a new four-leg traffic signal at the intersection of Overland Drive with Commerce Center Drive; removal of existing curb and gutter along both sides of Overland Drive; removal of concrete cross gutters, block retaining walls, driveway aprons, sidewalk pavement, existing lighting, and landscaping; replacement of 18 ornamental street trees; construction of 20 new tree wells; removal of one existing street light; relocation of four existing street lights; installation of 16 new street lights; modifications to existing underground drainage infrastructure; construction of three new catch basins; and, modifications to an existing concrete culvert underneath Commerce Center Drive. The project would require the acquisition of permanent ROW and public access easements from the following Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 909-240-015, 909-240-016, 909-240-023, 909-240-026, 921-480-042, 921-480-045, 921-480-047, 921-480-048, 921-480-055, and 921-480-056.

Contact Information

Chris White
Agency Name
City of Temecula
Job Title
Associate Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Taylor Freeman
Agency Name
Rincon Consultants, Inc.
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Southern California
Cross Streets
Overland Drive and Commerce Center Drive / Overland Drive and Jefferson Avenue
Total Acres
State Highways
15, 79
Julian Charter School, Temecula Montessori Academy
Murrieta Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
Development Types
Transportation:Local Road (Widening)
Local Actions
Public Works Approval
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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