Country Hills Pavement and Water Improvements
The Country Hills Pavement and Water Improvement Project, CIP Project 7322, will begin construction this September. The work is located within the residential neighborhood north of Birch Street, south of Lambert Road, east of north Associated Road, and west of Kraemer Boulevard. The project includes the replacement and upgrade of existing water mains and appurtenances, as well as street resurfacing throughout the Country Hills tract.
Williams Pipeline Contractors, Inc. was awarded the contract for this project, and construction is anticipated to be completed by May 2022. In working with the City’s Communications & Marketing Division, notices will be sent to residents, a project-specific email group will be employed, and a dedicated page on the City’s website is now live. Residents and the general public will continue to be notified throughout the project to keep them updated on the progress.
Napoli Tract Water Improvements
Construction for the Napoli Tract Water Improvements Project, CIP Project 7458, is now complete. The project was located south of Lambert Road and west of Brea Boulevard and included Napoli Drive, Delphia Avenue, and St. Crispen Avenue. The work involved the replacement and upgrading of existing water mains, appurtenances, and street resurfacing throughout the tract. The improvements have improved water distribution, street conditions, and accessibility for this neighborhood.
Lambert Road Traffic Signal Synchronization Project
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) released the list of projects that were successfully awarded funding in the 2020 Call for Projects. The Cities of Brea and La Habra were awarded a total of $1,873,074 in Measure M2 funds for the Lambert Road Traffic Signal Synchronization Project. The City of La Habra will be the lead agency on this multi-jurisdictional project that improves traffic signal synchronization of 25 signals. The project limits run from Martinez Drive in La Habra to Valencia Avenue in Brea. Overall, this project includes 13 signals in Brea, eight signals in La Habra, and four signals within the Caltrans’ jurisdiction.
The total estimated project cost for engineering, construction, project management, signal timing and signal support is $2,340,000. The City of Brea’s required match is approximately $283,000 from Traffic Impact Fees. The project is expected to start within a couple of months and will be completed in early 2023. A cooperative agreement with the City of La Habra will be presented for the Brea City Council’s consideration at an upcoming City Council Meeting.