SR-78 Construction Schedule

Year

1994

Description Three contracts to install ramp meters from Jefferson Street in Oceanside to Center City Parkway in Escondido.
Construction: Completed Spring 1995
Cost:
$4.5 million (C)*


Description Widen Sycamore Avenue under SR-78 (stage 1a - preparation for widening of interchange at Sycamore).
Construction: Completed Winter 1994
Cost:
$1.5 million (C)*


Description Widen Melrose Drive under SR-78 (stage 2a - preparation work for new interchange at Vista Village Drive).
Construction: Completed Spring 1995
Cost:
$1 million (C)*


Description Widen 1/2-mile section of roadway between Center City Pkwy and Broadway.
Construction: Completed Summer 1995
Cost:
$2.2 million (C)*

1995

Description At the I-5/SR-78 interchange widen the westbound to northbound connector, construct an auxiliary lane and permanently close the off-ramp from northbound I-5 to Cassidy Street.
Est. Begin/End: Completed Summer 1996
Est. Cost:
$3.5 million (C)$0.3 million (R/W)


Description In the City of Vista, widen the Escondido Avenue bridge and revise the on and off ramps.
Begin/End Completed Summer 1996
Cost:
$2.7 million (C)*


1996

Description Upgrade Sycamore Avenue interchange in the City of Vista.
Est. Begin/End Completed 1998
Est. Cost
$5.5 million (C)*


Description Construct a new interchange at Vista Village Drive in the City of Vista.
Est. Begin/End: Completed Summer 1998
Est. Cost
$10 million (C) $5.9 million (R/W)

1998

Description Revise the San Marcos Boulevard interchange in the City of San Marcos.
Est. Begin/End Under Construction/Spring 2000
Est. Cost $5.5 million (C)$4.5 million (R/W)


Description Revise the College Boulevard interchange and realign West Vista Way in the City of Oceanside.
Est. Begin/End: Under Construction/Spring 2000
Est. Cost
$5 million (C)$0.3 million (R/W)


1999

Description Replace bridge and revise the interchange at Twin Oaks Valley Road. -
Est. Begin/End Under Construction/Summer 2001
Est. Cost $10.5 million (C) $2.3 million (R/W)

2001

Description At the I-5 interchange widen the northbound to eastbound connector, and construct auxiliary lane.
Est. Begin/End Winter 2001/Fall 2002
Est. Cost $3.3 million (C)

2002

Description Construct a new interchange at Las Posas Road in the City of San Marcos.
Est. Begin/End:Summer 2002/Summer 2004

Est. Cost $6.6 million (C) $12.7 million (R/W)

2003

Description Construct truck climbing lane from El Camino Real to College Boulevard.
Est. Begin/End: Fall 2003/Fall 2005

Est. Cost $3.1 million (C) $0.7 million (R/W)

SCHEDULE - TO BE DETERMINED (TBD)

Description Widen the bridge and revise the ramps at Rancho Santa Fe Road.
Est. Cost $2.8 million (C)*

DescriptionConstruct new Rancho del Oro interchange at SR-78 between El Camino Real and College Boulevard.

Est. Cost $29 million (C) $5.1 million (R/W)

**Construction cost, plus right of way: $130 million
*No right of way cost associated
**Excludes engineering support costs



Return to SR78 Upgrading page

Return to Fact Sheet Home Page