Ramon Rd. / Bob Hope Dr. Interchange Improvements

Project Start February 2010
Project Completion Early 2012
Contractor SEMA Construction
Bid Amount $25.5 million
Funding American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Interstate Maintenance Discretionary
Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fund
County of Riverside
Palm Springs
Cathedral City
Rancho Mirage

Project Overview

  • Add new eight-lane overcrossing and extend Bob Hope Drive to Varner Road
  • Add new interchange just west of the existing Ramon Road Interchange
  • Add new six-lane bridge over Union Pacific Railroad
  • Modify on and off-ramps - (Note: All on-ramps will be setup for future metering)
    • Westbound I-10
      • New, two-lane on-ramp from Bob Hope Drive
      • New, three-lane off-ramp at Bob Hope Drive
    • Eastbound I-10
      • New, two-lane on-ramp from Bob Hope Drive
      • New, two-lane off-ramp at Bob Hope Drive
  • Realign Rio Del Sol
  • Widen portions of Varner Road
  • Remove all Ramon Road ramps, except for eastbound on-ramp