Effective immediately, and until rescinded, dine–in restaurants within the City of Montclair will be allowed to temporarily create or expand al fresco (outdoor) dining areas notwithstanding any preexisting limitations imposed under the Montclair Municipal Code.
This City of Montclair Community Guidance is based on provisions of Dine–In Restaurants Guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health updated on Thursday, July 2, 2020 and Guidance on Closures of Sectors in Response to Covid–19 by Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health published on July 1, 2020.
In efforts to provide more testing opportunities for San Bernardino County residents, community testing events are being held throughout the county. At these testing events, samples are collected by inserting a swab up the nostril or into the mouth to the throat. These samples are then sent to a laboratory for COVID-19 testing. Events are free of charge and do not require health insurance.
ATTENTION MONTCLAIR BUSINESSES
On May 14, 2020, the County of San Bernardino launched the COVID-Compliant Business Partnership Program to support local small businesses and help ensure ongoing compliance with State and County health orders and direction.
Construction crews will be conducting roadway work as final progress is being made on the Central Avenue Rehabilitation Project. Crews will be working along Central Ave. over the next two weeks. Please be sure to watch for workers and follow construction signs throughout the project area.
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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 4:00 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
The 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
The 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
Traffic 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.