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sbX Construction Update for July 23-27

 

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility

  • Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Specifics: Work on park-and-ride restroom continues
  • LANE CLOSURE: NA

CSUSB

  • Parameters: New bus station location on campus
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Specifics: Roadway work such as paving, pouring and concrete curing activities continue, work on bus passenger platform continues
  • LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect.

E Street

  • Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Hospitality Lane
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
  • Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, tree relocation, storm drain activities, electrical activities, street light activities
  • LANE CLOSURE: Parking and lane nearest the curb along the east side of E Street between 10th Street and 6th Street has been eliminated. Traffic control in effect on east and west side of E Street throughout the corridor

Hospitality Lane

  • Parameters: Select locations between E Street and Tippecanoe Avenue
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Intermittent Day Work
  • Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, landscaping activities, irrigation activities, electrical activities, street light activities
  • LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

Various Bus Station Locations

  • Parameters: Little Mountain Drive, Shandin Hills Drive, Marshall Boulevard, Highland Avenue, Baseline Street
  • Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
  • Specifics: Irrigation activities, storm drain activities, and platform structure activities such as pouring slab, forming walls and erecting structure steel
  • LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect at select bus stop


About sbX

The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

Visit the Omnitrans sbX Facebook page!
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sbX Bus Rapid Transit crews celebrate safety record

Six months ago, we began construction on our sbX bus rapid transit line. Despite the many challenges of working within an active transportation corridor, the GriffithCompany and Comet Electric joint venture construction team completed 50,000 man hours without a time-lost reportable incident.  That’s the equivalent of one person working 24 years without incident! The project has also brought jobs to 60 residents of the Omnitrans service area.

On July 12, sbX construction workers and staff took a brief break from the extreme heat and humidity to be recognized by project management for their exemplary safety record with a barbeque lunch.

Keep up with the latest sbX news. Join us on the Omnitrans sbX Facebook page at http://facebook.com/omnitrans.sbx for more great photos and articles!

Rider alerts for July 2nd

Routes 2, 5, 7 & 11
Routes 2, 5, 7 and 11 are detouring at Cal State.

Route 2
The route 2 is also detouring on the northbound trip using D Street between 5th and Baseline and on the southbound trip in Loma Linda. Buses are making a right on Stewart, a left on Campus, a left on Barton Road, then back to route.

Route 9
The route 9 is detouring in Redlands due to construction on 5th Street.  They are using Citrus between Wabash and Crafton in both directions.

sbX construction update for July 2-6

Please note: Due to the Independence Day holiday, crews will not be working on July 4th, 2012

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility
Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Install restroom windows; ramp grading activities
LANE CLOSURE: NA

CSUSB
Parameters: New bus station location on campus
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Traffic control implementation; curb and gutter activities, utilities work on bus passenger platform
LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect.

E Street
Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Hospitality Lane
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues (includes grading and removal in some locations); roadway cutting; storm drain activities; electrical activities; irrigation activities; traffic control implementation
LANE CLOSURE: Parking and lane nearest the curb along the east side of E Street between 10th Street and 6th Street has been eliminated.

Hospitality Lane
Parameters: Select locations between Diners Court and Tippecanoe Avenue
Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues (includes paving, grading and removal in some locations); concrete curing; landscaping activities; continued work on bus pads; electrical activities
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

Various Bus Station Locations
Parameters: Little Mountain Drive, Shandin Hills Drive, Marshall Boulevard, Highland Avenue, Baseline Street
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Irrigation activities; electrical activities; storm drain activities; platform structure grading, pouring and curing
LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control in effect at select bus stop locations.

About sbX
The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

Visit the Omnitrans sbX Facebook page!
http://facebook.com/omnitrans.sbx

Check out the new sbX page on Facebook!

Looking for the latest information on the sbX Bus Rapid Transit Project? Visit the new sbX page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/omnitrans.sbx. You’ll find construction updates, news and stories about destinations along the E-Street Corridor.

Fun facts about sbX:

  • The sbX fare at start-up will be the same as the Omnitrans fixed route fair.
  • The sbX vehicles will run every 10 minutes so you never have to worry about long waits.
  • Each sbX vehicle can accommodate 41 people seated and 65 people standing. It can also hold up to 4 bikes and 2 wheelchairs.

About sbX

The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

sbX Construction Update for June 18-22

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility
Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Concrete paving, asphalt paving
LANE CLOSURE: NA

CSUSB
Parameters: New bus station location on campus
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Cut and cap irrigation activities, tree and landscape removal, traffic control implementation, potholing, roadway concrete cutting, roadway leveling
LANE CLOSURE: Traffic control to be placed Monday, June 18

E Street
Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Hospitality Lane
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, roadway concrete cutting, storm drain activities, electrical activities, traffic control implementation
LANE CLOSURE: Parking and lane nearest the curb along the east side of E Street between 10th Street and 6th Street has been eliminated.

Hospitality Lane
Parameters: Select locations between Diners Court and Tippecanoe Avenue
Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Intermittent Day Work: Sat. June 16 and Mon. June 18 near the intersection of Hospitality Lane and Waterman Avenue
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, continue work on bus pads, electrical activities, paving and asphalt work
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

Various Bus Station Locations
Parameters: Little Mountain Drive, Shandin Hills Drive, Marshall Boulevard, Highland Avenue, Baseline Street
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Irrigation activities, electrical activities, foundation activities, underground utility work
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

 

About sbX

The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

Alternate bus stops planned due to construction

Several new areas of the SbX corridor will be starting construction on Monday, June 18th.

Alternate stops planned for Cal State San Bernardino
Construction will be starting at Cal State San Bernardino which will cause the temporary closure of our bus stop. On Monday, we will adjust our stop to an area in front of the Coyote Book Store.  The stop will only be at this location for one week, and we will relocate to an area on Coyote Way near the Student Fitness Center and Jack Brown Building.  We will be at this location until the end of September or sooner if access is permitted back at the original stop area.

Alternate stops planned along E Street
Construction activities will also be starting on E Street between Orange Show Road and Hospitality Lane.  Bus stops in both directions at E Street & Orange Show Road and E Street & Century will be out of service.  We will have stops in both directions at E Street & Chandler.  Our bus stops further south at E Street & McKay will remain in service.

We will also provide an adjusted stop at E Street & Orange Show Road to serve the northbound E Street & Orange Show Road closed stop.  E Street & Orange Show Road, southbound, will need to use either the preceding stop at E Street & South Mall or our temporary stop at E Street & Chandler.

For Omnitrans bus information call toll-free 800-966-6428.

For the sbX Project Helpline call toll-free 855-729-6397

sbX Update for June 11-15

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility
Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Concrete paving, asphalt paving
LANE CLOSURE: NA

E Street
Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Orange Show Road
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, roadway concrete cutting, storm drain activities, electrical activities, traffic control implementation
LANE CLOSURE: Parking along the east side of E Street has been eliminated.

Hospitality Lane
Parameters: Select locations between Diners Court and Tippecanoe Avenue
Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, grading for concrete bus pads, electrical activities
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

Various Bus Station Locations
Parameters: Marshall Boulevard, Baseline Street,
Little Mountain Drive, Shandin Hills Drive, Highland Avenue
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Sun. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Irrigation activities, electrical activities, foundation digging, underground utility work

About sbX
The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities.

sbX Construction Update for May 14-18

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility
Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Curb pouring and leveling, construct station roof, construct station structure steel, irrigation activities
LANE CLOSURE: NA

E Street
Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Orange Show Road
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, irrigation activities, electrical activities
LANE CLOSURE: West side of E Street nearest curb is closed.

Hospitality Lane
Parameters: Select locations between Diners Court and Tippecanoe Avenue
Night Work: Mon. – Thurs. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. and Fri. from midnight to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Ongoing irrigation and landscaping activities (includes median work), electrical activities, curb and gutter removal, excavation activities, fire service activities
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

PLEASE NOTE:
This week, planned water service interruption is expected as a result of water meter relocation work in select areas of Hospitality Lane. Service interruption will be minimal and will only take place when meters are ready to be connected to the main water line at night. Outreach to businesses regarding this activity is ongoing. Notification of temporary service interruption will occur at least 24 hours in advance.

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

For more information please contact the toll-free Project Helpline at (855) sbX-NEWS (729-6397) or visit www.omnitrans-sbx.com

About sbX
The sbX BRT Project is the first-of-its kind express service to be constructed in the Inland Empire. It is the beginning of an intermodal public transit system in the San Bernardino Valley that will help reduce vehicle congestion while providing the public an environmentally friendly alternative that is sophisticated, cost effective, and time efficient.

The 15.7-mile corridor spans between northern San Bernardino and Loma Linda. It will include 16 art-inspired stations at key university, government, business, entertainment and medical centers as well as four park-and-ride facilities. 

SbX Update: Planned Construction This Week

Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue Park-and-Ride-Facility
Parameters: South of Kendall Drive and Palm Avenue intersection
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Specifics: Roadway paving, curb and planter pouring and leveling, irrigation activities
LANE CLOSURE: NA

E Street
Parameters: Select locations between 10th Street and Orange Show Road
Day Work: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Night Work: Mon. – Fri. from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Driveway, curb and gutter work continues, irrigation activities, electrical activities
LANE CLOSURE: West side of E Street nearest curb is closed.

Hospitality Lane
Parameters: Select locations between Diners Court and Tippecanoe Avenue
Night Work: Mon. – Thurs. from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. and Fri. from midnight to 7 a.m. nightly
Specifics: Ongoing irrigation and landscaping activities (includes median work), water meter relocation activities, electrical activities
LANE CLOSURE: North side of Hospitality Lane nearest the curb is closed.

PLEASE NOTE:
This week, planned water service interruption is expected as a result of water meter relocation work in select areas of Hospitality Lane. Service interruption will be minimal and will only take place when meters are ready to be connected to the main water line at night. Outreach to businesses regarding this activity is ongoing. Notification of temporary service interruption will occur at least 24 hours in advance.

To establish a safe work environment for crews and the public, the construction crew has implemented traffic control measures that allow for at least one lane in each direction to be open during construction. Maintaining access to businesses is a high priority as part of this project. As such, signage is placed throughout the corridor to inform the public that they are open for business.

For more information please contact the toll-free Project Helpline at (855) sbX-NEWS (729-6397) or visit www.omnitrans-sbx.com