KOA was engaged by EDA of Riverside County to provide professional engineering services for improving the general road conditions in the Town of Thermal. The project consisted of the improvement 5 miles of roadway through the town vicinity and required road widening, drainage improvements, streetscape, and traffic signal design. The roadways were proposed to be widened to the classifications identified in the County’s Circulation Plan. Major improvements included Airport Road that was to be widened for a length of about 2.8 miles from existing 2 lanes to a 7-Lane Urban Arterial Section with curb & gutter, and sidewalk. The project included major considerations and design of a closed drainage system. This type of widening required additional property acquisition so the project scope included writing of the legal descriptions.