ONTARIO, Calif.--()--RBF Consulting (RBF), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been selected by the County of Riverside for the final design phase of improvements to the Interstate 10 interchange at the Jefferson Street over-crossing in the City of Indio, Calif. The contract has an 18-month term and a total value of $3 million.
“We are very pleased to provide our experience to Riverside County and continue our service from the planning phase to the final design phase of this project”
The Interstate 10/Jefferson Street improvements, a top priority project for the Coachella Valley Association of Governments, will correct existing geometric deficiencies, reduce projected operational deficiencies due to an expected increase in traffic demand and congestion, and improve access along Jefferson Street. The improvements include construction of a new modified diamond interchange with a five-lane over-crossing and will involve bridge structure removal, intersection reconfigurations, traffic signal construction, and multi-staged construction phasing plans.
“We are very pleased to provide our experience to Riverside County and continue our service from the planning phase to the final design phase of this project,” said Steve Huff, P.E., RBF senior vice president of Transportation Engineering. “RBF’s unique expertise, along with our sub-consulting team, will provide Riverside with an accelerated schedule to deliver this much- needed project to the community and its stakeholders.”
RBF Consulting (www.rbf.com), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com), provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for complex and challenging projects worldwide. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, the company is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.