Frontage Restoration

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DSC_0175After six years of drought and state of California mandated water reductions, JCSD is in the process of restoring its frontage landscapes and parks. Irrigation was decreased 25-30 percent to meet state water-use targets. Reduced irrigation coupled with extreme summer heat caused many plants and grassy areas to die. Over the six-year drought period, the cycle of little irrigation and heat left bare spots throughout JCSD’s 14 parks and over 30 miles of frontage areas.

With the drought officially over and the arrival of cooler temperatures, JCSD is restoring hard-hit frontage areas throughout its service territory.

Each area will be assessed for plant needs, irrigation repairs and the addition of mulch. Replacement plants include Lantana, Little John’s, and other drought tolerant plant material. Mulch is also being replaced on an as-needed basis. 

Frontage Rehab Map

                                 

                                        Restoration Projects

Progress on the frontage rehabilitation plan continues throughout the city of Eastvale.

 The following areas have been recently completed:

  • Northwest corner of Schleisman Road & Gypsum Creek Drive.
  • Northwest corner of Schleisman Road & Hellman Avenue.
  • Northeast corner of Hellman Avenue & Landerwood Drive.
  • Northwest corner of Hellman Avenue & Landerwood Drive.
  • Southeast corner of Hellman Avenue & Prairie Smoke Road.
  • Northeast corner of Hellman Avenue and Prairie Smoke Road.
  • Northeast corner of Prairie Road & Ground Ivy Court.

 The following areas are in progress:

  • Northwest corner of Riverboat Drive & Massy Harris Way.
  • Northeast corner of Riverboat Drive & Lancelot Drive.
  • Southwest corner of Riverboat Drive & College Park Drive.
  • Southwest corner of Cedar Creek Road & Cresthaven Way.
  • Center median at Cedar Creek Road & Cresthaven Way.
  • Northwest corner of Cedar Creek Road & Cresthaven Way.

 Mulching Program

Staff has implemented a mulching program for the frontage areas wherein each week 80 yards of mulch is distributed in pre-assigned frontage locations.

Mulch Area Map

The following areas have been recently completed:

  • South side of Limonite Avenue between Mulan Street & Scholar Way.
  • North side of 65th Street between Prairie Meadows Road & Harrison Avenue.
  • South side of 65th Street between Prairie Meadows Road & Harrison Avenue.

The following areas are in progress:

 

East side of Hamner Avenue between 65th Street & Oakdale Street.

West side of Sumner Avenue between Blossom Way & Limonite Avenue.

North side of 65th Street between Cedar Creek Road and Valley Creek Street

North side of 65th Street between Marigold Street and Oakdale Street.

Bellegrave Avenue

The restoration of Bellegrave Avenue will be completed in several smaller phases with several different contractors and JCSD personnel. This approach will ensure that the work is done properly in a cost-efficient manner. Different phases include grading, irrigation modification, plant replacement, and pathway installation.

Bellegrave Avenue Rehab Conceptual Plan

Update:

  • Installation and improvements are complete and are currently in a 90-day maintenance period.