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Overview

The City of Mission Viejo's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) provides for construction, improvement, and maintenance of various public facilities.  Projects fall into one of four major categories:  General Infrastructure; Roadway Rehabilitation; Transportation Systems/Traffic Capacity; and Parks, Recreation, and Municipal Facilities.  There are two major phases to each project:  Design and Construction.  Following are the CIP projects for 2016.

 

General Infrastructure 

Marguerite Parkway Median Renovations, 
Alarcon to Santa Margarita Parkway
Construction:  Fall 2016
Contractor:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085
Department:  Public Services

Grant funds will be used to continue the renovation of the medians along Marguerite Parkway.  This year's project will address the segment on Marguerite Parkway between Alarcon and Santa Margarita Parkway.  Irrigation systems will be changed to more water-efficient drip systems, and plant material will be changed to more drought-tolerant vegetation. 

Safety Lighting LED Fixture Conversion
Construction:  April 2016-May 2016
Contractor:  Express Energy Lighting
Project Manager:  Mark Chagnon, 949-470-3091
Department:  Public Works

This project will replace standard traffic signal safety light fixtures with more energy-efficient LED fixtures.  The project will replace a total of 253 fixtures in the Southern California Edison (SCE) territory of the City (north of La Paz Road) with the work partially funded by rebates and incentives from SCE.

 

Roadway Rehabilitation 

Residential Resurfacing Program
Construction:  Summer/Fall 2016
Contractors:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Rich Schlesinger, 949-470-3079
Department:  Public Works

The Residential Resurfacing Program is an annual program for removing and replacing deficient concrete and asphalt and resurfacing public streets in designated residential areas.  This program is operated on a 7-year cycle.  The streets for this year's project have not yet been determined.  To learn when your street is scheduled to be resurfaced, view the City's Residential Resurfacing List.  

Arterial Highway Pavement Rehabilitation
Marguerite Parkway from Trabuco Road to Santa Margarita Parkway
Trabuco Road from Marguerite Parkway to Los Alisos Boulevard
Construction:  Fall 2016
Contractors:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Joe Ames, 949-470-8419
Department:  Public Works

This project will replace deficient concrete curb, gutter, sidewalk, driveway aprons and access ramps, as well as deficient sections of asphalt pavement, followed by an asphalt rubber hot mix overlay of the entire roadway.  The City has been awarded $500,000 in Arterial Pavement Management Program grant funding from OCTA/Caltrans for the completion of this project.

 

Transportation Systems/Traffic Capacity  

La Paz Road Widening
Construction:  To commence January 2017
Contractor:  To be determined
Project Manager:  Mark Chagnon, 949-470-3091
Department:  Public Works

This project will widen La Paz Road from four to six lanes between Chrisanta Drive and Muirlands Boulevard.  It will include the widening of the existing bridges, which cross over the railroad tracks.

Felipe/Oso Intersection Improvements
Design:   Ongoing through Spring 2017
Designer:   Michael Baker International
Project Manager:   Mark Chagnon, 949-470-3091
Department:   Public Works

This project will provide additional turn lanes to improve intersection operations and ease traffic congestion, as well as landscaping to improve the appearance of the intersection.  

Traffic Signal Synchronization
Construction:  Ongoing through 2016
Contractor:  OCTA Contractors
Project Manager:  Philip Nitollama, 949-470-3068
Department:  Public Works

Based on funding from Measure M2 grant funds, the City is working with OCTA and other agencies on regional projects to synchronize traffic signals along major arterial corridors.  Synchronization schemes have been implemented on Crown Valley Parkway, Marguerite Parkway, Oso Parkway, Los Alisos Boulevard, Santa Margarita Parkway, Jeronimo Road and Trabuco Road.  The Muirlands Boulevard, La Paz Road, Alicia Parkway, El Toro Road, and Marguerite Parkway (2nd round) corridors will follow later this year. 

 

Parks, Recreation, and Municipal Facilities

El Dorado Park Playground Area
Construction: To commence in June 2016
Contractor: To be determined
Project Manager: Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085
Department: Public Services

This project includes work only around the existing play area and includes site grading, drainage, irrigation, play equipment and hardscape, site furniture and security lighting.

Pavion Park Restroom
Construction: Ongoing through Fall 2016
Contractor: ACT 1 Construction, Inc.
Project Manager: Jerry Hill, 949-470-3085
Department: Public Services

Construction of a new public restroom adjacent to the play area at Pavion Park.  The project includes the restroom building, site grading, drainage, irrigation and landscape.

Marguerite Aquatics Complex Renovation
Bidding:  July-September 2016
Construction: To commence October 2016
Contractor: To be determined
Project Manager: W. Keith Rattay, 949-470-3014
Department: Public Services

This project includes demolition and reconstruction of the existing dive tower, new pool decking plumbing, lighting and pool plastering, new site fencing, new office buildings, pool equipment enclosures, site grading, drainage, irrigation, hardscape, site furniture, landscape and security lighting.

Animal Services Center Expansion
Bidding:  July-August 2016
Construction: To commence August 2016
Contractor: To be determined
Project Manager: W. Keith Rattay, 949-470-3014
Department: Public Services

The project includes modifications to the existing interior of the Animal Services administration building and adding approximately 300-400 square feet of space for staff offices, walk-in freezer and storage for shelter-related supplies.  Project includes site grading, drainage, irrigation, hardscape, site furniture and landscape.