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Central Avenue Rehabilitation Project

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City of Montclair - Central Avenue Rehabilitation



*Construction Update as of 5/25/2020*

Construction crews will be conducting roadway work as progress is being made on the Central Avenue Rehabilitation Project. The left-hand turn lane on San Bernardino Street will be closed while crews conduct work within the area.

Construction Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Temporary Intersection Closure:

  • Central Avenue northbound traffic reduced to one lane between Mission Boulevard and the I-10 WB offramp.

  • Central Avenue southbound traffic reduced to one lane between I-10 WB onramp and Palo Verde Street.

  • Righthand pocket turn closures from Central Avenue to Holt Avenue, Bandera Street, Kingsley Street, Orchard Street and Benito Street. These closures are temporary and will re-open at the end of every shift.

Central Avenue Map 

Crews will post “No Parking” signs along Central Avenue during construction hours as necessary. You can
expect to see and hear construction activity along the median and sidewalks. Construction activity may
include: intermittent lane closures, large trucks and equipment, safety cones, signs, hammering and

We appreciate your help in following all traffic control signs, parking restrictions, and occasional limited

* All construction closures will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

NOTE: Information contained in this Notice is subject to change based on weather, field conditions or other operational factors.

This operation is essential for the continued progress of the City of Montclair - Central Avenue Rehabilitation Project. Construction will continue to occur Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with night and weekend work as needed.

Please adhere to the following safety tips:

•Be patient and expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

•Slow down and watch for workers, heavy equipment, pedestrians and cyclists.

•Avoid mobile phone use when driving through the construction zone.

•Watch for lane closures, use alternate routes and follow detours.

•Do not climb or enter areas where crews are working or materials and equipment are stored.

•Remember, this is a short-term inconvenience for a long-term traffic solution.



Overview & Project Limits

mapRehabImageThe City of Montclair will be rehabilitating Central Avenue between Phillips Boulevard and Interstate 10. This project will bring street, landscaping and traffic improvements to this vital corridor. Further, the project will facilitate the installation of a recycle water line for water conservation efforts. This first phase of the project covers approximately 2.5 miles within the City of Montclair. Construction will begin November 12, 2019 with completion anticipated May 1, 2020.




Median Improvements and Landscaping

mapRehab02The project is designed to preserve the existing pine trees along Central Avenue and planting of sustainable and drought tolerant landscaping. Additionally, a modern City of Montclair monument will be installed along with median street beautification
throughout the corridor.




Traffic and Pedestrian Improvements

mapRehabTraffic improvements will be made at several intersections along the corridor.
Improvements include traffic signal upgrades, roadway signage/striping rehabilitation, general equipment upgrades, and left turn phasing modifications to allow better traffic flow. Safety improvements such as pedestrian countdown timers, lighting and ADA wheelchair ramps will be added to several intersections.

Stay Connected

For further questions about the Central Avenue Rehabilitation Project, please contact us at 888-923-6875 or email