Storm closes 79/371 junction

AGUANGA – A thunderstorm sweeping through Aguanga caused water and mud to submerge the junction of state Routes 79 and 371 today, prompting the California Highway Patrol to close both highways at the location. “We’re turning vehicles around before they get there,” Officer Harvey Ray told City News Service this afternoon. “We’ve called in a […]

One injured in crash near Kirby Road

ANZA – One person suffered major injuries when a vehicle went about 30 feet off Highway 371 in Anza, authorities said Sunday. The incident was reported at 4:49 p.m. Sunday on Highway 371 at Kirby Road, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, […]

Rumble strips planned on Highway 371 through Anza

The California Department of Transportation is working on the preliminary engineering phase of a safety project on Highway 371 in Anza that will place rumble strips on the shoulders and centerline of the highway. Rumble strips are used on undivided highways like Highway 371 to reduce crossover and run-off the road traffic accidents. If a […]

Rumble strips planned on Highway 371 in Anza

Caltrans announced it will constructing rumble strips on the existing shoulder and centerline of Highway 371 in Anza from Wilson Valley Road to Cary Road and from Kirby Road to State Route 371/74 starting in 2018. Rumble strips on highways are designed to let motorists know when they are drifting out or into the opposing […]

Cahuilla Casino entrance undergoing remodel

Cahuilla Casino entrance undergoing remodel

The familiar Cahuilla Casino entranceway, designed like the entrance to a mineshaft, is undergoing a major change that soon will be seen by visitors and motorists along Highway 371 in Anza. Bruce McClure, Cahuilla Casino general manager, said it will be “awesome” and look much better when completed. He said most of the entrance will […]

It wasn’t an earthquake, just new Highway 371 construction

It wasn’t an earthquake, just new Highway 371 construction

The buildings shook, the noise was loud, but the employees of the business offices along Highway 371 from Bailiff to Bahram roads knew it wasn’t an earthquake and continued their work Aug. 18. It was American Asphalt tearing up the highway readying it for four new left turn lanes coming to the Bahram intersection. A […]

CHP and Riverside County Sheriffs arrest suspected felon near Anza

CHP and Riverside County Sheriffs arrest suspected felon near Anza

California Highway Patrol officers and Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a suspicious vehicle and trailer on the side of Highway 371 just north of Anza arrested this suspected felon for alleged possession of a firearm and towed his SUV and trailer backed into a grove of trees on a turnout. Details of the arrest were […]

Anza road widening project underway

Anza road widening project underway

Caltrans workers and contractor All American Asphalt have started construction on the planned left turn lanes on Highway 371 and Bahrman Road in Anza. The $520,000 project, expected to be completed in September, will build left turn lanes on both sides of the highway leading into Anza township from the south. Watch for flagmen during the […]