On Thursday, January 12, 2023, the American Public Works Association Inland Empire Branch (APWA/IE) awarded the City of Chino 2022 Project of Year in the “Outstanding Public Works Rehabilitation” category for the Riverside Drive Accessibility Improvements. This ambitious Capital Improvement Program improved the 4-lane arterial by adding 62 new ADA-compliant curb ramps, concrete sidewalks, gutter, cross gutter, storm drain improvements, signage, striping, and traffic signal improvements at 3 intersections. EPIC negotiated and acquired all property easements and rights of way to clear the project for construction.
The City of Temecula was also awarded the 2022 Project of Year in the “Outstanding Public Park” category for the Sports Ranch at Sommers Bend project.
APWA-IE is a non-profit professional association of public works agencies, private companies, and individuals dedicated to promoting public works.
Pictured (left): Candice Velasco (Michael Baker International), Maria Fraser (City of Chino CIP Engineer Manager), and Dennis Ralls (City of Chino City Traffic Engineer), accepting the City’s award for “Outstanding Public Works Rehabilitation”
Pictured (below): APWA-IE Board Members being sworn in for the 2023 board year. The Board includes representatives from San Bernardino County Public Works, City of Chino, Advantec, Michael Baker International, David Evans and Associates, LA Associates, and Interwest.